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History, Barber County, Kansas

Indian Lodge at Medicine Creek, Kansas -- Scene of the Late Indian Peace Council.

Harper's Weekly, October 16 - 26, 1867.

Sketch by J. Howland.
Indian Lodge at Medicine Creek, Kansas -- Scene of the Late Indian Peace Council
Harper's Weekly, October 16 - 26, 1867.
Sketch by J. Howland.


Index to articles on this site about the Medicine Lodge Peace Council and Peace Treaties

Adjutant General's Muster Rolls & Payrolls for the Barber County Mounted Guards Under Captain L.H. Bowlus in 1874. (partial listing)

The Great Flood of April 21, 1885, Barber County, Kansas.

Women's Suffrage, 1887 news articles collected and contributed by Kim Fowles.

The Use and Need of the Life of Carry A. Nation, by Carry A. Nation, Revised edition, 1905.

Roster of the Names of All the Old Cowboys I Knew by T.J. Dyer

Memoirs of Phoebe (Rogers) Gibson:
The Early Days of Barber County, Kansas

Barber County Index, May 16, 1929.

Barney O'Conner Tells of Indian Scraps Here:
Early Day Character Relates Incidents From Fund of Pioneer Knowledge

Barber County Index, March 27, 1930.

Lee Wynkoop: "Recalls Narrow Escape From Indians"
(Undated newspaper clippings.)

Ten Bears, Comanche Chief, Made an Eloquent Address At The Medicine Lodge Peace Council
Barber County Index, September 29, 1927.

"The Medicine Lodge Peace Council", New York Daily Tribune Report
Barber County Index, September 29, 1927.

"The Medicine Lodge Peace Council": A Graphic Description of Famous Peace Council By An Eye Witness, Gov. A. A. Taylor of Tenn.
Barber County Index, September 29, 1927.

The Medicine Lodge Peace Council Location:
Sworn Statement of I-See-O

Barber County Index, September 29, 1927.

29 September 1927
"The Medicine Lodge Peace Council" by George Bent
Barber County Index, September 29, 1927.

"The Medicine Lodge Peace Council": Some More Interesting Articles Telling About Famous Medicine Lodge Indian Peace Council
Barber County Index, September 29, 1927.

EARLY DAYS IN BARBER COUNTY:
Mrs. Jennie Osborn Writes Most Interesting Article Concerning Experiences In Barber County

Barber County Index, September 29, 1927.

The West That Was - Cody
Barber County Index, September 29, 1927.

Green Adams Describe Things As He Saw Them In Barber County In The Early 1870's
Barber County Index, October 6, 1927.

Green Adams: An Early Day Vigilante Committee
Barber County Index, October 13, 1927.

Governor Paulen's Address Regarding the Medicine Lodge Peace Council
Barber County Index, October 20, 1927.

Tales From The Crypt,
by David Fasgold, The Gyp Hills Premiere, 27 Feb 2006.

The Tornado of May 7, 1927, As Told by Florence Mills Wells, interview courtesy of Peggy Wilson Newsome.

Blizzards in Barber County and Comanche County, Kansas

National Gypsum Plant near Sun City, Kansas

Cat Wagons at Sun City, Kansas

National Register of Historical Places: Barber County, Kansas
Medicine Lodge Peace Treaty Site and Carry A. Nation Home/Museum

Barber County History
from William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas, published by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, Illinois, 1883.

Early History and Settlers of Barber County, Kansas
From the Kansas State Library.

Heh, heh, heh... What the...? Uuugh!  HEY!!!
Practical Jokes & Backfired Actions:
A few stories from Barber County, Kansas

Courtesy of David and Nate Massey


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