Kansas History

This page contains a collection of things that occurred in Kansas during the year 1885. Wherever possible, a link has been provided to a page containing more information.



May 5, 1885 - Clark County was organized by Gov. John A. Martin, having previously been under the jurisdiction of Ford county.

Aug. 4, l885
- The Southern Kansas Railroad reached Kiowa, Kansas and the town immediately became a major shipping point, handling thousands of cattle from the Cherokee Outlet , Texas and New Mexico.

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