History

Thof’s Dragon

[vc_row overlay_color_opacity=”50″ overlay_pattern_opacity=”50″][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]“Thof’s Dragon” or How a Western Kansas fossil swam into American History! The Fort Wallace Memorial Association is working on a new exhibit that will feature a cast replica of a 40-foot plesiosaur Read more

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History

Frederick Henry Harvey

[vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text css_animation=”bottom-to-top”]New York City, 1850- Fifteen-year-old Frederick Henry Harvey stepped off the boat from England in New York City. The son of Scotch and English parents was already a youth of confidence and ambition; Read more

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History

Billy Comstock

[vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text css_animation=”bottom-to-top”]Billy Comstock’s fame as a scout and frontiersman had spread far and wide by the summer of 1868. He was but 26 years of age, with the experiences of a man twice his Read more

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History

Colorful Characters of Sheridan

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]A Harper’s Weekly correspondent wrote vividly of the colorful characters inhabiting Sheridan. One was named “Ascension Stephen,” due to his following of the Millerite Christian sect that had set 1844 as the year that Read more

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History

Ghost Town of Sheridan

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text css_animation=”bottom-to-top”]How much do you know about the ghost town of Sheridan? This notorious railroad town sprang up just to the east of what we call the Twin Buttes in Logan County. In existence Read more

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