From this discovery well the field spread first west then south to the Gulf of Mexico. The Norman No. 1 was dirlled in November 1892 by O L Bloom of Independence for William Mills of Osawatomie on land owned by T. J. Norman of Neodesha. The hole . . . — — Map (db m57722) HM
Adley "Dutch" Lorbeer (1902-1983) came to Neodesha in 1929. Dutch enjoyed a six year pro-ball stint with the Pittsburg[h] Pirates and the New York Yankees organizations, an experience which profoundly influenced the rest of his life. Returning to . . . — — Map (db m57603) HM
Kansas has long been oil country. There are legends that Indians held council around the lights of burning springs. Immigrants, it is known, skimmed "rock tar" from such oil seeps to grease the axles of their wagons.
Three blocks southeast, on . . . — — Map (db m57638) HM
Kansas has long been oil country. There are legends that Indians held council around the lights of burning springs. Emigrants, it is known, skimmed "rock tar" from such oil seeps to grease the axles of their wagons.
A mile southeast is the site . . . — — Map (db m57598) HM
In memory of
Charles Wesley Avars · Percy J Bates · Stanton K Berry · Martin F Bowles · Albert B Carstedt · Ocal Chapman · Jesse E Crisp · Clay Dotson · Paul H Graves · Cass Hale · Louis R Hines · Dexter L Hurlburt · Charles F James · Charles . . . — — Map (db m57636) HM
In honor of those
who served our country
in World War II
[Roll of Honored Dead]
Leonard M. Anstine · Robert J. Bone · Paul E. Boyer · Robert Bray · Edgar C. Briles · Billy Casey · Harold E. Cooper · Ray N. Daugherty · Bufford Deeds · . . . — — Map (db m57632) HM