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Johnson, Joe - Root Cellar

Plumb Township

Wabaunsee County

Site has cave that is about high up on hilltop and doesn’t seem to be near any other foundations or signs of other buildings. Joe Johnston was an original homesteader of the Harveyville area which is one of the very oldest in Kansas. There is not any date on the property but might have been settled in the 1840’s when it was a stop on the Sante Fe trail. The cave faces east and measures 16’(L)x9’(W)x 9’(H).