How a Rival Town Prospered Over Rome, Kansas

Why Hays, Kansas, prevailed over Rome.

Townsite marker for Rome, Kansas, located in Hays.
Ellis County, Kansas from Cram’s Rail Road & Township Map of Kansas, copyright 1878. Rome was one mile west of Hays City, (now Hays), along the Kansas Pacific Railroad.
Buffalo Bill was the cofounder of Rome and a prominent figure in the state of Kansas during this time.

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Journalism student at the University of Kansas | Ghosted in America Podcast Host