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A Brief History of Old Westport
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TitleA Brief History of Old Westport
AbstractOriginally published in The Kansas City Star in March 1933, this is part three, the conclusion. It states that "by the early 40's the number of residents had grown to 2,500, and by 1848 or 1849 Westport's prominence as a commercial center had become generally recognized." Article talks about the first post office, first churches, first public cemetery, "Parties Lasted Into Morning Hours," ''Decimated by Cholera in 1849,'' dress and appearance of the "well-dressed man," and a list of names of early residents and their trade or business.
AuthorWilliam W. Harris
DateSpring 2004
SourceThe Kansas City Genealogist
LocationMVSC Periodical
Volume44
Number3
Page115-119
Local SubjectWestport
Battle of Westport
McGee's Tavern
Yoacham Tavern
Fashion
IllustrationsN
Item TypeMagazine Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. http://www.kclibrary.org/copy-requests
Item ID210935
CONTENTdm number20310
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