Delano http://kmuw.org en How A Digital Database Revealed The Early Days Of Delano http://kmuw.org/post/how-digital-database-revealed-early-days-delano <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Historians will always need to visit archives and libraries, although it is truly amazing how much information is available in digital form.</p><p>A few months ago, I was looking at a <a href="http://gis.sedgwick.gov/pdfmaps/">Sedgwick County mapping database</a> and was surprised when a search for material on Delano turned up a document for the community of Elgin, platted in early 1871. A quick search turned up an almost identical plat for the community of Delano a few months later. Clearly, one replaced the other.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Jay Price 31254 at http://kmuw.org How A Digital Database Revealed The Early Days Of Delano Photos: Four Places In Delano You Might Not Suspect Were Haunted http://kmuw.org/post/photos-four-places-delano-you-might-not-suspect-were-haunted <p>When you think of haunted places, certain venues come to mind: creaky old houses, churches, hospitals, cemeteries perhaps. But if you take a walk in the historic Delano district in Wichita, you might be surprised where people are claiming to find ghosts. Here are some surprising places in Delano that people swear are haunted.</p><p>1.<strong> Central Plains Novelty, 905 W. Douglas</strong></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Kate Clause 24057 at http://kmuw.org Photos: Four Places In Delano You Might Not Suspect Were Haunted