"Eureka, I found it", shouted a small
band of hardy pioneers in August of 1857.
A spring of cool clear water near this very spot.
   Abundant drinking water was a strong factor in   
search for a place to settle. They soon agreed
that they had indeed found an ideal place and
laid claim to the area for a town site which
they chose to name Eureka!

1994 stone marker near US-54
Downtown Eureka
Greenwood County


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March 20, 2005 / Bob Walter / Wichita, Kansas /

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