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Histories
Along the Solomon Valley

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Sheridan County
Hoxie
Tasco
Cottonwood Ranch
Studley
    
Graham County
Morland
Penokee
Hill City
Bogue
Nicodemus
  
Rooks County
Damar
Webster State Park
Webster
Stockton
Woodston
  
Osborne County
Alton
Bloomington
Osborne
Portis
Downs
 
Mitchell County
Cawker City
Glen Elder
Glen Elder State Park
Solomon Rapids
Beloit
Asherville
Simpson
 
Cloud County
Glasco

 

 

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Reflections on a Common Theme

   

A series featuring information, on a variety of topics, about the six counties in the SV24 Alliance.

  

Select Below to Download and Read (PDF)
     * Most Recent Additions
 
Part  1 - County Namesakes

Part  2 - Patterns of Ethnic Settlement

Part  3 - Establishing Early Schools & Academies

Part  4 - Uncommon People Who Lived in the Valley

Part  5 - Libraries in the Solomon Valley

Part  6 - A Houses with History

Part  7 - Railroads & Depots

Part  8 - WPA Projects

Part  9 - Trails in Our Communities

Part 10 - Fairs and Chautauquas

Part 11 - Raising Heritage Animals

Part 12 - Doctors & Hospitals

Part 13 - Cemetery Stories

Part 14 - Cattle Trails, Rodeos, Livestock Stories

Part 15 - Unsolved Mysteries

*Part 16 - Food
 

Our Next four themes are:
Spring– Report on Local Books, Local Authors
Summer– Tourist Courts, Camp Grounds
Fall– Grocery Stores
Winter– Anniversary Observances, 100 Years, 125 Years.

 

If you have an idea for a theme or would like to contribute to an upcoming piece, please contact:
Joan Nothern   E-mail   785-568-0120

 

This effort is coordinated and designed by the
Solomon Valley Heritage Alliance board of directors.

Other Valley History (PDF)
     * Most Recent Additions
 

About the Solomon River (PDF)

Birger Sandzén ....a 3 part series (PDF)

Battle of Solomon Fork I & II  (PDF)

County Fair Memories  (PDF)

Lincoln Park  (PDF)

Nepaholla Dreams: Water on a Hill --
   Parts 1-4
(*Part 4 is most recent & final addition)

Osborne County Hall of Fame (Blog)
(A collection of Historical Stories)

Peace Pole Monument (PDF)

Peaslee Photos  (PDF)

SV24 - First 10 Years  (PDF)

Traveling to the Valley (PDF)

     

Town Histories
  

Asheville

Bogue

Hoxie

Penokee

Portis

Simpson

Solomon Rapids

Studley

Stockton

Tasco

Webster

Woodston

 

 

 

 

Stories Of Land Of Man Of Nature