Ghost Towns & Near Ghosts of Kansas

 

The old Brookville Hotel, Kathy Weiser

The old Brookville Hotel, Kathy Weiser-Alexander.

Kansas Ghost Towns:

Ghost Town List – All Kansas Ghost Towns or Near Ghost Towns

Full Articles:

Barnard – Falling on Hard Times 

Bavaria – Ranching on the Santa Fe Trail 

Big Springs – Leading the Free-Staters

Black Wolf – Another Farm Town Ghost Town

Brookville – Another Crazy Cowtown

Carneiro – A Tidy Little Ghost Town

Barnard, Kansas

Barnard, Kansas, Kathy Weiser-Alexander.

Columbia – A Ghost Town Story

Diamond Springs – Oasis on the Santa Fe Trail

Doniphan – River Ghost Town

Dunlap – A Freedman’s Refuge

Elk Falls – World’s Largest Living Ghost Town

Emerging Ghost Towns of the Plains

Forgotten LeHunt

Hunnewell – Cow Town to Ghost Town

Huron – Railroad Town

Quindaro – A Free-State Black Town

Six-Mile – A Red Leg Stronghold

Winnifred Just Didn’t Make It

Take nothing but photos – leave nothing but footprints – break nothing but silence – kill nothing but time. 

Explorer’s Code

Bavaria, KS - Church. Kathy Weiser-Alexander.

Bavaria, KS – Church. Kathy Weiser-Alexander.

Brookville, Kansas School

The more than century-old school in Brookville continues to stand, though students last attended here in 1996.

Nicodemus-1885

Nicodemus, Kansas, 1885.

An old commercial building stands vacant in Empire City today, Kathy Weiser

An old commercial building stands vacant in Empire City today, Kathy Weiser-Alexander

See our entire Kansas Ghost Town Photo gallery HERE

See all our Kansas photo galleries HERE

Also See:

Ghost Towns Across America

Kansas Counties

Kansas Ghost Town Photo Galleries

Kansas Towns & Cities

Kansas – The Sunflower State

Sources:

Blackmar, Frank. W; Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Standard Publishing Company; Chicago, Illinois; 1912
Cutler, William G.; Kansas: History of the State of Kansas, 1883
Kansas Ghost Towns Blog
Kansas State Historical Society Post Office History
Wikipedia

1 thought on “Ghost Towns & Near Ghosts of Kansas”

  1. Can I get a list of ghost towns that still have old abandoned churches that I could go look at? My husband and I want to take pictures at one. Any suggestions and addresses?

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