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.


Hamlin, an incorporated city of the third class in Brown county, is located in the township of the same name, and is a station on the St. Joseph & Grand Island R. R. 7 miles northwest of Hiawatha, the county seat. It has a bank, a graded school, 3 churches, a number of retail stores, telegraph and express offices, and a money order postoffice with one rural route. The population in 1910 was 208. The town was laid out in 1870 and the postoffice moved from the old location 2 miles south. J. Rodgers was the first postmaster. The first school was taught by Miss Emma Fisher in 1871. The first building in the town was erected by a Mrs. Leonard, who engaged in the millinery business.

Page 805 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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