This stereoview card was created by Louis Palenske in 1880 while working in a “photography tent” in the mining boom town of Rico, Colorado. In this view a burro train had arrived with supplies for the Davis & Raymond General Merchandise store. Photo courtesy Greg Hoots.
Stereoview card, Rico, Colorado 1880 by Louis Palenske
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.