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.


Mulvane, a thriving little incorporated city in Sumner county, though located partly in Rockford township of Sedgwick county, is on the Arkansas river and the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe R. R. 19 miles northeast of Wellington, the county seat, it has 2 banks, a flour mill, a feed mill, an ice and cold storage plant, electric light plant, creamery, natural gas, a weekly newspaper (the News), and a large number of well stocked retail establishments. It is supplied with telegraph and express offices and has an international money order postoffice with two rural routes. The population according to the census of 1910 was 1,084. The town was laid out in 1879, and the first building was erected by Dr. Whitehorn. The first store was opened by J. S. Brown, the first dwelling was built by Lee Wilson, J. N. Trickey opened the first dry goods store and the Mulvane House was erected by A. C. Crawford. The postoffice was established in Oct., 1879, with J. B. Brown as first postmaster.

Page 332 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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