Transcribed from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Durham, an incorporated city of Marion county, is located in Durham Park township, on the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific R. R. and the Cottonwood river, 15 miles northwest of Marion, the county seat. It is in the midst of some of the richest cattle lands in the state. The farmers in the vicinity are mostly German and make a specialty of thoroughbred stock. All the main lines of business are represented, including a bank, lumber yard, hotel and elevator. Grain and live stock are shipped in considerable quantities. The town is supplied with express and telegraph offices and has a money order postoffice with one rural route. It was incorporated in 1906. The population, according to the census of 1910, was 268.

Page 554 from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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VOLUME III

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES


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