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Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Kansas Department of Health and Environment



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  • Date Posted: Apr 29, 2014
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  • Address: 1029 North Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS 66608, USA

History and Demographics for Kansas Department of Health and Environment in Topeka, Kansas:

Topeka is the state capital of Kansas and the county seat of Shawnee County. It is located in northeast Kansas along the Kansas River. The population of Topeka is about 125,000 residents.

The landmark case, Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka took place in this city. Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka overturned the Plessy vs. Ferguson case. Brown vs. Board of Education, Topeka ruled that segregation due to race in school was unconstitutional.

In the Ioway and Kansa language, Topeka means “to dig good potatoes”. The city was founded in 1854 by folks who were against slavery. In 1857, Topeka was chartered as a city.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is located at 1000 SW Jackson, but some reports indicate that the haunted building is actually located at 10th and Kansas in Topeka. This was, according to one source, the State of Kansas building and then later the former location of the Topeka Bible and Gifts Supply. The building, at any rate, was supposedly built on top of what was once a cemetery. All the bodies but two were exhumed and moved to a new location. The two bodies that were left were eventually discovered. Locals affectionately named them, “George” and “Sam”.

Ghosts and Hauntings for Kansas Department of Health and Environment in Topeka, Kansas:

The ghosts of George and Sam haunt the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

Resources:

Visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNtG8h6p-Rs to watch a video about the haunting at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

The Shadowlord (1998). Shadowlands Haunted Places Index. Retrieved January 19, 2011 from http://theshadowlands.net/places/kansas.htm

Wikipedia (2011). Topeka, Kansas. Retrieved January 24, 2011 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Topeka,_Kansas

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1029 North Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS Kansas 66608, USA

1029 North Kansas Avenue, Topeka, KS Kansas 66608, USA




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