Preserving and sharing the history of Wabaunsee County, Kansas
Wabaunsee County native Eddie Meinhardt is seen pumping gas at his first filling station in Paxico, Kansas in this view dated 1956. Meinhardt spent nearly a half a century as a leading businessman in Paxico, operating his gas stations, antique stores and a campground. The Paxico Rock Island depot is visible in the background. Photo courtesy the Eddie Meinhardt family.
Eddie Meinhardt’s Filling Station, Paxico, 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.