Maple Hill, Kansas History
- AFT 1860--"My ggrandfather, John Marshal Moneypenny, moved
to Maple Hill from Lewis County, West Virginia, some time after
1860. I am interested in finding out when he moved, and if any
of his children were born in Maple Hill." LIZBOLTZ@AOL.COM
- 1887--Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad came through.
- 1882--Founded by George Fowler
- 1885--Stone church built
- 1900--Business Men's Commercial club organized.
- 1900/1901--There were three disasterous fires, two in 1900 and one in 1901.
- 1910--Population was 277.
- 1912--Located in Maplehill township 17 miles northeast of Alma,
the county seat. It had two banks, a hotel, all lines of
mercantile establishments, telegraph and express offices, and a
money order postoffice with two rural routes" according to Frank
Blackmar's Cyclopedia of Kansas History in 1912.
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