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Circa 1910 Cottage For Sale in Blue Rapids, KS $55K

Adorable cozy cottage for sale in Blue Rapids, KS! This 3 bedroom 1 bath home sits on a nice corner lot and includes a detached two car garage and garden shed. Inside boasts beautiful woodwork, a living room, dining room and perfect screened in porch for entertaining. Call Megan today for your private tour! – Per Realtor

  • 3bed
  • 1bath
  • Circa 1910

 

503 Gypsum St, Blue Rapids, KS 66411  $55,000

If you are interested in a property, please contact the realtor whose link is provided in red below, or contact an agent of your own choosing.

 

 

The first attempt to establish a town below the junction of the Big Blue and Little Blue Rivers, in 1857, failed due to misfortunes a couple of the participants.  It wasn’t until 1869 when a colony of about 50 families from Genesee County, New York settled there, purchased water power rights, and began a community to harness the water power. 

Per Wikipedia : “The public library, built in 1875, is the oldest library west of the Mississippi in continuous operation in the same building.

Blue Rapids was the birthplace of the pancreatic cancer drug Streptozotocin. The bacterium from which the drug is derived was discovered in the late 1950s in a soil sample taken from “an uncultivated sandy soil in a grassland region” at Blue Rapids.

Blue Rapids claims to be the smallest town in the U.S. to have hosted a national league baseball game. “

 

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