Transcribed from volume II 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 July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Kennekuk, a hamlet in the extreme northwestern part of Atchison county, is located about 2 miles southeast of Horton, the nearest railroad town. It is one of the first places in the county where whites located permanently, an early mission being established here among the Indians. The town was platted in 1858 by William Wheeler and for some years flourished, being on one of the great wagon highways to the west, during the period of emigration in the late '40s and '50s, but when the railroads were built it sank into insignificance and today has a population of only about 30. Mail is received by rural delivery from Horton.

Pages 67-68 from volume II 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 July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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