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
Mark your Calendar!
Fall Tour October 16th at 1 pm.
Big Pasture Country of Western Wabaunsee County. We will meet at the museum in Alma at 1:00 and then head West!
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.