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Images of America Book: Concordia, KS - By Dena Bisnette and Joe Gilliam

Images of America Book: Concordia, KS - By Dena Bisnette and Joe Gilliam

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These books are packed with images and stories about the history in this area.  They are perfect for research or just a good read.   In 1869, Concordia, Kansas, was declared the county seat of what would become Cloud County. At first, the town existed only on paper as a project being pushed by James M. Hagaman and a small group of partners. Once...


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