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1. 1903: The Great Flood 1903: The Great Flood 2002 Article describes the 1903 Flood in Armourdale, the Kansas River bottoms, and the lower areas of the Argentine district. Author believes the primary cause of the 1903 Flood on the Kansas River was its...

2. 1951: The Great Flood 1951: The Great Flood Summer 2001 Photos and article about the 1951 flood, "the second major flood of Kansas City, Kansas history" and the author's experiences in surviving it.

3. Kansas River Ferries (1857-1887) Kansas River Ferries (1857-1887) Spring 2002 Article states that the material is taken, in part, from "Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County" by Grant W. Harrington. The 11 ferry's are listed in geographic order. The Grinter...

4. Kaw Point Entries: Historic Lewis and Clark Sites in Wyandotte County Kaw Point Entries: Historic Lewis and Clark Sites in Wyandotte County 2003 Review of Kaw Point, Sargeant Ordway's Springs, and the great bend of the Missouri River at the mouth of the Kansas River. The article also discusses the first sighting of buffalo, the court-martial at...

5. Lewis and Clark: Frontier Officers, United States Army, and the Court-martial at Kaw's Point Lewis and Clark: Frontier Officers, United States Army, and the Court-martial at Kaw's Point Winter 2002 Article gives a general history of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and details the events that took place during the group's stay at ''Kaw's Point'' (the mouth of the Kansas River at the Missouri River)...

6. Prior Knowledge of Kaw Point Area by Lewis and Clark Prior Knowledge of Kaw Point Area by Lewis and Clark Summer 2002 Article discusses Lewis' knowledge, prior to the expedition, of the Missouri River at the mouth of the Kansas River and above. Lewis had learned much from the explorations of John Evans, a Welsh explorer...

7. Site of Outfitting of Fremont's Expedition Site of Outfitting of Fremont's Expedition June 28, 1905 Brief article discussing Kansas City area links to John C. Fremont's expeditions of the 1840's. These include "fitting out" at Cyprien Chouteau's trading post (at the location of Grinter's Ferry), and...

8. The Great Constitutional Convention at Wyandott, 1859 The Great Constitutional Convention at Wyandott, 1859 Spring 2002 Article details the July 5-29, 1859 Kansas Constitutional Convention in Wyandotte City, then a boom town at the mouth of the Kansas River.

9. The Story of the Meat Packing Industry in Wyandotte County The Story of the Meat Packing Industry in Wyandotte County Fall 2001 Article describes the history of the meatpacking industry in Kansas City, Kansas, including an ethnic distribution of wage earners, and an examination of the railroads and Kansas River as key to its development....

10. The Voting Scandal Surrounding Delaware Crossing (Secondine) -- 1858 The Voting Scandal Surrounding Delaware Crossing (Secondine) -- 1858 June 27, 1905 Article describes voting irregularities in Wyandotte County, Kansas during the January 4, 1858 election. The voting took place at Delaware Crossing (also called "Secondine"), located near the Grinter Ferry...

11. Toadoloop (Toad-a-Loop) Toadoloop (Toad-a-Loop) June, 2004 Article describes the area of "Toad-a-Loop" or "Toad-a-Loup", a notorious community that was located adjacent to the Kansas River near Greystone Heights (just outside the jurisdictions of Kansas City,...

12. Watomika: A Delaware Jesuit Priest Watomika: A Delaware Jesuit Priest June 27, 1905 Article describing the life of Watomika, later known as Father James Bouchard. Watomika/Bouchard is considered by many to be the first Native American ordained to the Catholic priesthood in the United...