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HISTORY OF GOVE COUNTY, KANSAS

Written by W. P. Harrington

Part 1 was written in 1920 with Part 2 written in 1930.

1930

Preface

INDEX TO PARTS 1 & 2

PART 1

Chapter 1 - The First Inhabitants

Chapter 2 - The Inidian Occupancy

Chapter 3 - Fremont in Gove County

Chapter 4 - The Overland Trail

Chapter 5 - The Butterfield Trail

Chapter 6 - Indian Depredations

Chapter 7 - First Settlements

Chapter 8 - The Effort to Organize

Chapter 9 - The State Aid

Chapter 10 - The Texas Cattle Drive

Chapter 11 - The Smokey Hill Cattle Pool

Chapter 12 - The Boom of 1886

Chapter 13 - Organizing the County

NOTES TO PART ONE

PART 2

Chapter 1 - The Ups and Downs of A Frontier County

Chapter 2 - The Shifting Population

Chapter 3 - The Schools

Chapter 4 - Politics in Gove County

Chapter 5 - The Press

Chapter 6 - The Gove County Advocate

Chapter 7 - Reminiscences of Early Days

Chapter 8 - The Fight for the School Lands

Chapter 9 - The "New Court House" Fight

Chapter 10 - War Record

Chapter 11 - Farming in Gove County

 

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