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Historical Wyandotte County
A Kansas Community Network site
Kansas History

Researchers: WY County Cemeteries and Kansas Interactive Genealogy
Things to do and places to stay in the Kansas City KS area
Eastern Kansas Slideshow

Family Searches
* Census Searches * USA Military Searches * KS Family History
Family Surname Searches
Kansas Forums
* Genealogy Forums
* Kansas databases , Ancestry.com
* Social Security Death Index, Rootsweb.com
* Kansas Interactive Genealogy
* Kansas Surname List
* Surname Searches, Interactive Genealogy
* Wyandotte County KS Forum , GenForum
* Kansas Genealogy Forums , GenForum
* Kansas Genealogy Forums, Yahoo!
* Individual KS County Forums at GenForum
* Individual KS County Forums at Rootsweb
* Kansas genealogy Mailing Lists
PicturesLocal Histories
* Argentine * Argentine pictures
* Bonner Springs
* Lake of the Forest * Edwardsville
* Pictorial History of Wyandotte Co KS History
* Kansas City, KS * Wy CountyCam
* Vintage KC Pictures * Special Collections
from Huron bldg

May 4, 2003:

KC Star * KCTV 5 * CNN * Fox News

* Bend of the River    Kansas City Star
* A Brief History of Kansas City, Kansas
   Armstrong, Lebovich, Jerome, et al
* Centennial History of Argentine,
   Simmons, Lietzen, et al
* Silver City - A History of the Argentine
    Community, by Ed Shutt
* Timeline History of Wy Co, KS, Chinn
* History of Wyandotte County, Kansas,
* History of Wyandotte County, Kansas,
   Historical Society
* History of Wyandotte County, Kansas,
* Lewis and Clark in Wyandotte Co, KS
    Lewis & Clark Task Force
* World War II Casualties
    Wyandotte Co
* Wyandotte County KSGenWeb
* Wyandotte County KS History
* WY Co Kansas on the Net
* Strawberry Hill Neighborhood Association
* Strawberry Hill artist: Community Life in Strawberry Hill" by Marijana Grisnik

Wyandotte County Communities
* Native Americans * African American * Bonner Springs, Lake of the Forest, and Edwardsville
Local History -
Native Americans

* Early Area Nations
* Kansas Cultures Timeline (KSHS)
* Native American tribes in Kansas from Riders
* The Kansa, Delaware, Shawnee
* Wyandotts arrive
* Wyandot Nation of Kansas
* Quindaro
* More Quindaro history
* Conley Sisters and the Huron Cemetery
* Native American History, Genealogy

Local History -
African Americans

* Collaborative Internet Research (Washington HS) with site index
* African American Immigration
* Quindaro Kansas and the Underground Railroad
* Quindaro Ruins today (Ristow)
* African American Immigration to Wyandotte County 1875-1885
* Quindaro Township censuses: 1875 and 1885
* African American Migrations in the United States
* Founding of Sumner High School
* First Black Homecoming Queen
Mike Ring Mike's Grandpa * Local Tribes
* Events
* Organizations
* Native Community
* KKFI - 3-5pm
* Darren English

Making history at the
2000 Olympics - world's fastest human -
Maurice Greene, (Sidney Australia news) from Kansas City, KS
(YouTube and more pictures)

Local Church Histories
* Bonner Springs United Methodist Church, 1870s in Tiblow
* Wyandotte County Churches, Cutler's History

Local Family History, Genealogy -
Local Searches

* Cutler's Wyandotte County Kansas chapter from the on-line book History of the State of Kansas (Andreas)
* Mary Francis (WARFIELD) BEESON came to Kansas with her parents from Illinois on the riverboat, Admiral. They homesteaded near the Shawnee-Mission Indian School, and then moved to Old Shawneetown. After her father was killed there by Quantrill's raiders, the rest of the family moved to Wyandotte.
* MULKERN [Wyandotte]

Email Discussion Groups

* KansasCity-L is for announcements, questions, and discussion with a focus on local history, genealogy, and relevant current events of Jackson, Johnson, Platte, Leavenworth, and Wyandotte Counties. Messages are archived at Rootsweb. To join this free list, e-mail
with no particular subject and the word: SUBSCRIBE
for the message.

* KSWyando-L is a similar list just for Wyandotte County, KS. To join this free list, e-mail
with no particular subject and the word: SUBSCRIBE
for the message.

Calendar of Events
* Greater Kansas City History and Genealogy Events Calendar:
Add or check for family reunions, genealogical programs, library discussion groups, historical re-enactments or displays.
Questia On-Line Library
has many Lewis and Clark resources
and more research topics
- free and by subscription
Neighboring counties: KS - Leavenworth (north, west) and Johnson (south)
Neighboring counties: MO - Jackson (east) and Platte (east)

More Local
OnLine Resources
News: * KC Kansan * Kansas City Star with obituaries * The Chieftain with obituaries
Libraries KS and MO


Greater Kansas City Today -
Why Visit?
* Things to do
around Wyandotte County Kansas

* Ghostchasers
* Historic Landmarks
Local Schools
* Kansas City KS Public Schools with school list
* Kansas City KS Public Schools site index
* History of the Kansas City KS School district
* Bishop Ward High School
* Muncie Christian School
* Wyandotte High School: Class of
     1973, 30th Reunion - November 29, 2003
    MORE classes

* Bonner Springs Public Schools
* Piper Public Schools
* Turner Public Schools
* Wyandotte County, Kansas Department of Education school list
Buffalo Soldiers, Robert Roark

Higher Education
* Kansas City Community College
* Donnelly College
* St. Mary College, branch
* University of Kansas Medical Center

Planning for the Future
* Kansas City Area Development Council
, International Trade
* Kansas City Board of Trade
* Kansas City, KS Planning and Zoning
* Wyandotte County Economic Development Council
Buffalo Soldiers, Robert Roark Buffalo soldiers

Kansas Community Networks
page is part of
Kansas Heritage
Kansas Heritage

Page authors:

2000: Don & Nancy Sween
1997: Nancy Sween
1995: Stephen Chinn

American West
virtual library
of links about
US westward
July, 2003
to http://www.kansastowns.us/kansascity.html

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