What's New at Legends of Kansas
Waterville - Located
15 miles southwest of Marysville on a gentle slope reaching back from the Little
Blue River, the town was established in 1868.
Marysville, the county-seat of Marshall County, and one of the oldest towns in
the State, is beautifully located on the east bank of the Blue River, ten miles
south of the Nebraska State Line
Marshall County, Kansas - One of the original 33
counties created by the first Territorial Legislature, Marshall County is
located in northeast Kansas and Marysville is its county seat.
Blue Rapids, Kansas - Blue Rapids is located in
northeast Kansas near the junction of the Little Blue and Big Blue Rivers about
12 miles south of Marysville, Kansas.
Frankfort, Kansas - The neighborhood of which
Frankfort, Kansas became the trading point was settled in 1855-56 by Free-State
men from Ohio and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- Getting its start as a trading point on the Big
Blue River in the 1860s, the settlement was named for a chief of the Otoe
tribe, Arkaketah. It is one of the oldest points to claim settlement in the
Kansas Rail Towns and Little House on the Prairie - Via our photo blog, we
travel through Southeast Kansas, taking the back roads to see some 1880's rail
towns and the Little House on the Prairie Museum, home of the Ingall's.
Kansas - Ranching on the Santa Fe Trail -