Ambrose Wade moved to Keene, Kansas on March 28, 1868 where he settled with his wife Orra and his children, Harmon and Dolson. Wade served as a county commissioner, on the board of examiners and the state legislature. He was known as a successful cattle rancher, and in 1900 Wade owned more than 2,900 acres of land in Wabaunsee County.
Ambrose Wade, Keene, Kansas
We appreciate everyone who made the Wamego Community Foundation Match Day a success. 72 separate gifts were received and we raised over $23,000! The funds are used toward the rehabilitation of the facade of the Farmers Union Coop building, also known as the annex.
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.
Explore Flint Hills Caves
View photographer Tom Parish's unique views of Flint Hills caves and cellars.