“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Hesston, Kansas

Clickable Map of Harvey County, Kansas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Harvey County, KS (29) Butler County, KS (31) Marion County, KS (31) McPherson County, KS (60) Reno County, KS (34) Sedgwick County, KS (129)  HarveyCounty(29) Harvey County (29)  ButlerCounty(31) Butler County (31)  MarionCounty(31) Marion County (31)  McPhersonCounty(60) McPherson County (60)  RenoCounty(34) Reno County (34)  SedgwickCounty(129) Sedgwick County (129)
Newton is the county seat for Harvey County
Hesston is in Harvey County
      Harvey County (29)  
      Butler County (31)  
      Marion County (31)  
      McPherson County (60)  
      Reno County (34)  
      Sedgwick County (129)  
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1Kansas (Harvey County), Hesston — Hesston
In the 1870s this area was settled by people with diverse backgrounds who shared the promise of the land. With an influx of those of Mennonite faith and the railroad's birth in the 1880s, success of the town was very likely. Hesston's name honors . . . Map (db m170407) HM
2Kansas (Harvey County), Hesston — Pioneer Trails
Chisholm Trail Beaten hard by the hoofs of millions of Longhorns coming from as far as southern Texas between the years of 1867 to 1871 this trail wound northward approximately one half mile east of here. In one year alone over 600,000 cattle . . . Map (db m61102) HM
3Kansas (Harvey County), Hesston — The Hesston Hardware Building
Plaque on front of building at 100 N. Main St. This is the oldest building still standing in the business row on Main Street. It was built in 1887 just after the town was officially organized. This building housed the first post office in . . . Map (db m170410) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022