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  • A Little History of Wichita

    A Little History of Wichita

    Founded in 1864 as a trading post on the site of a village of the Wichita Indians, Wichita owed its early development to the Texas cattle trade along the Chisholm Trail and to the rapid spread of agricultural settlement along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, then under construction. In its early years Wichita…