The 1905 4th of July parade at Alta Vista drew a good crowd of participants in this Bat Nelson photograph. On the reverse of the photo, longtime Alta Vista barber, Nelson writes, “4th of July celebration 1905. Royal Neighbors and Modern Woodmen floats taken in front of “Racket Store” now the Legion Hall in 1991. Building to the north the Messenger Store, the first building in Alta Vista, later operated by the Woodard family. W.E. Kahle hauling a big log following the Royal Neighbor float.”
Wabaunsee County, On the Map
1885 Wabaunsee County Plat Map – Pages scanned by Greg Hoots and assembled and stitched by Tom Parish.
Map of school districts in Wabaunsee County in 1882.
Wabaunsee County Schools
Pavilion School boys enjoy a game of marbles during recess. This photo, dated 1936 identifies the boys, left to right as Dan Glover, Dale Feyh, Dale Townsend and Bill Ekart.
Wabaunsee County Video Recollections
Explore Flint Hills Caves
View photographer Tom Parish's unique views of Flint Hills caves and cellars.
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