NAME: Quindaro
COUNTY: Wyandotte
CLIMATE: Hot, humid summers. cold, snowy winters
BEST TIME TO VISIT: By appointment only 913-321-5800
COMMENTS: 27th & Sewell, Kansas City, KS. Remains of town are curently a heavily guarded private archaeological site. Plans in the works to eventually open to the public but can be visited by appointment. Stone foundations of homes & businesses very evident.
REMAINS: Foundations of homes and businesses
Founded 1856 of mostly free-state fugitives. Named for Quindaro Guthrie (female Wyandotte Indian). High population of 500 in 1910. Contained sawmills, steam ferry, two newspapers, Freeman's University (now Western University), 100 business & homes. -- http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1912/q/quindaro.html Submitted by: Becky Trowbridge