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  • Right of Way Graves

    The Right of Way Graves

    September 17, 1886 Frank Mosier and Willie Davis were part of a crew of the Southern Kansas Railroad who were laying rail in September 1886 through the site of present […]

  • Daisy

    Kentucky Daisy

    All the Makings of a Western Legend… Edmond is home to the tall tale of “Kentucky Daisy” … As the story is told…with her pistol tucked in her waistband, and stakes […]

  • Burdick

    Edmond’s Namesake

    The town of Edmond, Oklahoma was named for Edmond Schuyler Burdick, a traveling freight agent for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad. Formerly designated “Mile Marker 103” by a party […]

  • Railroad Tracks

    Edmond: A Town founded by the Railroad

    The Santa Fe Railroad laid tracks from the Red River to Arkansas City in 1887 going from Indian Territory on the South, through the Unassigned Lands and into Kansas, thus completing a railroad […]