"Ghost" town of
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
Location: 7 miles west of Asher
Wesley Lewis who was from Kansas homesteaded a 400 acre farm two and half miles northwest of present Wanette which included an excellent orchard. His wife, a French and Potawatomi blood, had died in Pottawatomie County, Kansas in 1886, leaving nine children.
Some of the pioneer homesteaders living near here were:
John L. Shoeman
Annice L. Howell
|Source: "POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY OKLAHOMA HISTORY" compiled and edited by Pottawatomie County History Book Committee; published by Country Lane Press, Claremore, OK, 1987.|