Wabaunsee County

The Snokomo Schoolhouse, 8 mi. S. of Paxico, Wabaunsee, Kansas

The Snokomo Schoolhouse

DIRECTIONS: Snokomo School, 8 mi. S. of Paxico. Leave I-70 at Exit 335, Snokomo Road and drive south. Wind through the Snokomo Creek Valley for 6.4 miles until you arrive at the Snokomo Schoolhouse which is situated on the east side of the road. (You will pass by an 1890 stone schoolhouse on the west side of the road–keep going.) The Snokomo Schoolhouse has school board records that go back to the 1860s. Generally the school year lasted for seven months. Between 1870 and 1900 the illiteracy rate in Kansas was less than 3 percent. Students studied reading, grammar, arithmetic, …

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Kansas Post Office

Post Office’s in Wabaunsee County Kansas in 1880

Below is a listing of the Cities that appeared in the above publication which were said to have had a Post Office in 1880. No other information is available.  Additional information on Post Offices from 1828 to 1961 can be found at the Kansas Historical Society here.   Alma (c. h.) Bismark Chalk Mound Grimm Harveyville Maple Hill Pavilion Templin Wabaunsee Wilmington Source: 1880 Leavenworth City Directory. Leavenworth, KS: Edwin Green, 1881. =============================================================================================== NOTICE: In keeping with our policy of providing free information on the Internet, data may be used by non-commercial entities, as long as this message remains on …

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