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Roeland Park, Kansas

Photos of Roeland Park

Tudor style home.

Historic Sites near Roeland Park

  • Shawnee Indian Mission - Map

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Roeland Park is named for John Roe, a great farmer and landowner who bought 267 acres of land in the area in the 1880s. He provided money to finance the Strang Line rail system and is created with bringing gas lines and hard-surfaced roads to the county. 1


Footnotes

  1. "Historic Johnson County." Johnson County Herald, 3 September 1969, p. 7. "Johnson County Cities Incorporation and Name Origins." Johnson County Sun, 27 July 1990.
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