Maps of the Towns of Labette City, Chetopa, and Dennis in Labette County Kansas, and Piqua in Woodson County Kansas

Title

Maps of the Towns of Labette City, Chetopa, and Dennis in Labette County Kansas, and Piqua in Woodson County Kansas

Subject

Kansas--History--Maps.

Labette County (Kan.)

Woodson County (Kan.)

Labette City (Kan.)

Chetopa (Kan.)

Dennis (Kan.)

Piqua (Kan.)

Description

Maps of the Towns of Labette City, Chetopa, and Dennis in Labette County Kansas, and Piqua in Woodson County Kansas

There have been three separate towns with the name Labette in Labette County since 1866. The present one was founded in 1870. It was named for Pierre Labette, a pioneer settler. Labette was a station on the Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad.
Wikipedia: Labette Kansas
William G Cutler's History of Kansas: Labette City

History of Chetopa Kansas:
Wikipedia: Chetopa
William G Cutler's History of the State of Kansas: Chetopa

Chetopa was the site of a September 18, 1861 battle between the 6th Kansas Cavalry under the direction of James G. Blunt and pro-slavery raiders led by John Allen Mathews of Labette County, whose wife was an Osage and was culturally identified with the Osages:
Civil War in Kansas: Mathews
Kansas Memory: John Allen Mathews

History Dennis Kansas:
Wikipedia: Dennis Kansas

History of Piqua Kansas:
Wikipedia: Piqua Kansas

Piqua Kansas, birthplace of Buster Keaton: Enacademic: Piqua

Creator

L.H. Everts & Co, Philadelphia

Source

City of Valley Center Kansas

Publisher

Valley Center Public Library

Date

1887

Language

English

Coverage

Kansas



Citation
L.H. Everts & Co, Philadelphia, “Maps of the Towns of Labette City, Chetopa, and Dennis in Labette County Kansas, and Piqua in Woodson County Kansas,” Digital Valley Center, accessed December 5, 2020, https://valleycenter.digitalsckls.info/item/284.
Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

17 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.