plate2Prescott was founded in 1870. It provided a railroad stop for farmers as well as coal companies. It also provides a mirror of rural life in Kansas from the turn of the century on. The following accounts come to us from booksPrescott - Prescott School available at our own library in Prescott, if you are interested in finding out more!

A Prescott Timeline – work in progress

The Early History of Prescott, Kansas

Silent Movies – a reminiscence by Lucille McQuilty

Prescott’s First Telephone Exchange

Light Poles in the Street!