Kansas History

This page contains a collection of things that occurred in Kansas during the year 1876. Wherever possible, a link has been provided to a page containing more information.



Apr. 16, 1877 - The first building in Harper was begun, by J. B. Glenn, with lumber hauled from Wichita.

May 11, 1877 - The spring of 1877 was made memorable in Kingman County by the heavy rains that set in on this date, and which continued, almost without cessation, until the 11th day of June.

Jun. 1, 1877 - This date found two rival Galena companies in the field bidding against each other for the lease and sale of iron ore mining lots.

Jul. 1, 1877 - Mrs. Josie B. Glenn was appointed Postmistress of Harper, the first post office in the county.

Oct. 27, 1877 - A petition signed by J. R. Hall, and a number of the citizens of the town was presented to the District Court, asking that the town of Howard be incorporated as a city of the third class.

Dec. 20, 1877 - The Oswego Literary Association was organized

Many of these pages have used information from Wikipedia as their basis. Other information has been added by site owners as it is found and as time permits . We also invite users to submit info to be added to the site.
Copyright Genuine Kansas 2007