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A Letter from Daniel Geary
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TitleA Letter from Daniel Geary
AbstractReminiscences by Daniel Geary from 1915 about the radical changes in the topography in the Town of Kansas around 1856-1859, as its early streets were built and hills graded for settlement. Description of Edmond O'Flaherty as the city's first city engineer in 1857 (in charge of much of the street grading), assisted by the author of the article, Daniel Geary.
NotesStreets mentioned in the article about their grading and construction: (1) 5th Street, (2) Independence Avenue, (3) Walnut Street, (4) Delaware Street, (5) Grand Avenue, (6) Market Street, (7) Main Street, (8) Wyandotte Street, (9) 12th Street, (10) 9th Street, (11) 2nd Street, and (12) 3rd Street.
AuthorDaniel Geary
DateSeptember//1970
SourceWestport Historical Quarterly
Location977.8411 W53
Volume6
Number2
Page28-31
Local SubjectStreets
Bluffs
O'Flaherty, Edmond
Engineers
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID99555
CONTENTdm number12359
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