The Waldo Story: The Home of Friendly Merchants

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The quaint and quirky corner of Kansas City known as Waldo has earned its reputation the hard way through good times and bad since 1841. From its early days as a way station on the Santa Fe Trail, through the dark times in the path of a civil war, from the railroad boom to the Great Depression and right on into the challenges of the modern community, the merchants of in Waldo have played a unique and fascinating role in rooting and nurturing this special, yet very familiar place. Their stories the people, the landmarks, and the special times together make the Waldo Story.
ISBN: 9781609494728
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Missouri
Series: Brief History
Images: 58
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
LaDene Morton holds a masters in public administration from the University of Kansas and has studied and practiced community and economic development for more than thirty years in areas all across the United States. She is a former resident of the Waldo area, where she also operated her professional practice for ten years. She is the author of The Brookside Story: Shops of Every Necessary Character and has authored one work of fiction, What Lies West, a historical novel about the American West.
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