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Kansas City, Kansas
Elizabeth Benton Chapt...
Edie R Lambert
Grant W Harrington
A Kansan among the Indians
Book review of "Willie Whitewater, the Story of W. R. Honnell's Life and Adventures among the Indians as He Grew Up with the State of Kansas" by Caroline Cain Durkee. Description of the book's subject,...
Biography of Lydia Conley (1874-1946), Guardian of Huron Cemetery
DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid
A Kansas City Times article dated Nov. 12, 1979, stated that the Elizabeth Benton DAR chapter, located in Kansas City, Mo., was the first Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution formed west...
First Kansas River Ferry
March 17, 2026
Tall Charles, a Wyandotte Indian, whose grave is marked by a broken stone in Huron cemetery, Kansas City, Kas., conducted the first ferry over the Kansas river.
Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas
Descriptions of the Huron Indian Cemetery at 7th and Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas, adjacent to the Kansas City, Kansas, Main Public Library and also known as the "Wyandot City of the Dead."
View of tombstones in Huron Cemetery in Kansas City, Kansas. Identified as â€œHuron Cemeteryâ€.
View of â€œBarnesâ€ tombstone in Huron Cemetery in Kansas City, Kansas. Identified as â€œHuron Cemeteryâ€.
View of tombstones in Huron Cemetery, Kansas City, Kansas. Identified on back of original photo as â€œ Views from Huron Cemetery, not very goodâ€.
View of â€œGeorge I. Clarkâ€ tombstone in Huron Cemetery in Kansas City, Kansas. Clark is identified as â€œ Head Chief of the Wyandotte Nation, Born June 10, 1802, Died Jan. 25, 1858â€. Identified...
Huron Cemetery--National Burying Ground of the Wyandotte Indians
Article about genealogical information gathered at Huron Cemetery, "located in the 600 block on Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas--west of and adjacent to the Public Library in Huron Park."
Huron Cemetery In Kansas City, Kansas
View of large, obelisk tombstone with â€œArmstrongâ€ name on it located in Huron Cemetery in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, on Minnesota Avenue between 6th and 7th Street. Identified as â€œHuron...
Huron Indian Cemetery
Article describes the history of the Huron Indian Cemetery in Kansas City, Kansas, located at North 7th Street and Minnesota Avenue. The cemetery served the Wyandot Nation from the time of their removal...
Historical overview of the churches, schools, businesses, and other important sites within the boundaries of the old Huron Place cemetery in Wyandotte County. The orginal cemetery boundaries were located...
Huron Place: The Burial Ground of the Wyandot Nation in Wyandotte County, Kansas
Survey of the Huron Cemetery in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, with illustrations, maps, and history.
Article about the possible reclaimed ownership of land in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, (centered around Huron Cemetery next to the public library) by the national tribe of Wyandotte Indians.
John Barber White Papers Finding Aid
1896-1929 (bulk 1901-1921)
Born on December 8, 1847, successful lumberman John Barber White moved from New York to Missouri in 1879 to help organize the Missouri Lumber & Mining Company, headquartered in Kansas City. He worked nationally...
Kansas: 'As Long as . . .'
September 17, 1956
Short article about how the Wyandotte Indians of Oklahoma (part of the Huron tribe) reclaimed the two-acre tract of land in Kansas City, Kansas, used as a burial ground. The Huron Cemetery land was ceded...
KC @ 150--Lasting Legacies: 135 More
Photo and biographical sketch of Lyda Burton Conley, or Lyda Conley (1874-1946), "[t]hought to be the first female attorney to plead before the U. S. Supreme Court." Part Wyandotte Indian and "noted for...
Parking Lots--and 30-Minute Meters to Encourage Their Use
Illustrated map and article about the parking lot plan in the downtown or retail business section of Kansas City, Kansas. The main branch of the Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library adjacent to the Huron...
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