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Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908
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TitleKansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908
NotesO. K. creek in the early days of Westport was known as McGee creek. Preston Hamilton, owner of a store and feed yard at one of the principal crossings, is responsible for the change of name. On the entrance to the wagon yard, Hamilton displayed this sign, O. K., Drive In. From this legend the freighters called the storm O. K. creek.
AuthorCarrie Westlake Whitney
Date1908
Locationq977.8411 W61
Volume1
Chapter Title2 (Independence and Westport)
Page60
Local SubjectO. K. Creek
Creeks
Rivers
Item TypeBook
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Item ID99541
CONTENTdm number1211
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