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I was there in july of 1951. My family lost everything they owned.City service station,cafe.garage,home and other out buil...
Lee bullock
Florence KS.
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Florence Explorations
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Florence Explorations | History

Crystal Springs

The ever flowing springs in Florence

Dale Miller

Like the Eveready Bunny...he keeps on goin'.

Doyle Creek Mercantile and Corral

A quaint shop with a cute little wax granny will greet you as you enter the shop.

Doyle Place

1882 Limestone Home on Doyle Creek

Harvey House Museum

Fred Harvey started his first Fred Harvey Restaurant and Hotel in Kansas by the Santa Fe Railroad in Florence.

Historic Florence Water Tower

Historic stand pipe water tower built in 1887

Old Arnold School House

This historical limestone school house is now a beautiful residence.

Rock and Petrified Wood Gravestone

A gravestone made from limestone and a large piece of petrified wood. Very interesting.

Russian Immigrants Mass Grave

A Small Pox epidemic hit Russian Immigrants as they traveled by train to Florence, Kansas

String Town

This part of Florence was alive and well before the 1951 flood.

The Old Opera House

Horse and Buggies drove up with anxious spectors for the productions at the Florence Opera House.

Veterans Park

Inspiration and respect for veterans and a pleasant, peaceful atmosphere to sit and reflect.
contact info
City Clerk, Janet Robinson
511 North Main
Florence, KS 66851
Phone: 620.878.4296
Fax: 620.878.4298
 
Phoebe Janzen

Florence, KS 66851
Phone: 620.382.4191
 
 
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