Peter Smith Store and Residence--Cato, Kansas

Peter Smith Store and Residence--Cato, Kansas


Stock #: 503550
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Cato
State: Kansas (KS)
County: Crawford
Postmark: 1961 Jun-06
PM City: Pittsburg
PM State: KS
Stamp: 4c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Greetings from Cato, Kansas One of the oldest buildings in Crawford County. This building made of bricks fashioned from clay taken a short distance southeast and fired in kilns on the spot was built by Captain Peter Smith soon after the Civil War. Living quarters were on the left with a store serving pioneer residents on the right. Lodge meetings were held on the upper story.