Maps of Kingman County, Kansas, and the Towns of Ninnescah and Bross, Kingman County Kansas, and Edmond and Oronoque in Norton County Kansas

Title

Maps of Kingman County, Kansas, and the Towns of Ninnescah and Bross, Kingman County Kansas, and Edmond and Oronoque in Norton County Kansas

Subject

Kansas--History--Maps.

Kingman County (Kan.)

Norton County (Kan.)

Ninnescah (Kan.)

Cunningham (Kan.)

Bross (Kan.)

Edmond (Kan.)

Oronoque (Kan.)

Description

Maps of Kingman County, Kansas, and the Towns of Ninnescah and Bross, Kingman County Kansas, and Edmond and Oronoque in Norton County Kansas

History of Kingman County, Kansas:
Kingman County Kansas: County History
Kansas State Historical Society: Kingman County

History of Ninnescah/Cunningham, Kansas: The Ninnescah Post Office was established in 1885 and town built up.  The Town of Cunningham was started in 1887.  From Wikipedia: There was a movement among the locals to move the town of Ninnescah to Cunningham. Some buildings were physically moved from Ninnescah to Cunningham in 1887 and 1888. A tornado destroyed most of Ninnescah on March 24, 1888, which sealed its fate.
Cunningham History

At one time there was a community called Bross in Kingman Township, Kingman County Kansas.  It appears in this 1887 Atlas in in other old maps.  There was Post Office in Bross from 1880 to 1888:
Kansas State Historical Society: Post offices - Bross
Roadside thoughts: Bross

History of Edmond, Kansas:
Wikipedia: Edmond Kansas
Genealogytrails: Norton History (search on Edmond)

History of Oronoque, Kansas:
Lost KS Communities: Oronoque
Genealogytrails: Norton Hisstory (search on Oronoque)

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 Kingman County, Kansas, and the Towns of Ninnescah and Bross, Kingman County Kansas, and Edmond and Oronoque in Norton County Kansas,” Digital Valley Center, accessed February 28, 2021, https://valleycenter.digitalsckls.info/item/437.
Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

17 1/2 x 27 1/2 in.