Stone Fences
of Wabaunsee County

Historical marker on K-99
Southern Wabaunsee County

The 1867 law abolishing the
open range provided for payment
of 40 cents per rod (16 ½ ft.)
to landowners to build
and maintain a 4 ½ ft. stone fence.
Stone was plentiful and our
ancestors built miles of fences.


Wabaunsee County Historical Society   1978

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January 18, 1997 / Bob Walter / Wichita, Kansas / history@kslib.info

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