Between 1880s and 1890s.
Sharon Springs, Post Office open May 6, 1886 and was still open in 1961.
Sharon Springs was founded on the site of the Eagle Tail station, and Sharon is some times refer to as Eagle Tail.
All the following names used Sharon Springs as their post office address. The dates at the end of the names give the year they came to Sharon Springs. Many of the names without dates means they lived in town.
Jessie J. Aker, Farmer & Stockraiser, came 1907.
Cust Bjorklund, Farmer & Stovkraiser, came 1888.
E. Bosserman, Livert stable.
J. B. Burris, District County Clerk, came in 1904.
A. Scarlson, Blacksmith, came 1904.
Ed. Carter, Dealer in Real Estate, came 1886.
Mrs. Etta B. Cheshire, Teacher.
W. F. Chesley, Hotel Weskan.
Fred M. Cox., Teacher, farmer & stocker raiser, came 1896.
George Cox, Dealer in Real Estate & General Merchandiser, came 1892.
Thomas Dodson, Ranchman & Gardner, came 1887.
Fred Durgeloh, Butcher & Ranchman, came1887.
Linus Forsbeck, Farmer, came 1890.
J. P. Gergen, M. D. Physician & Pharmacist, came 1907.
Henry E. Gilbert, Stock dealer & Dairyman, came 1902.
Miss Rose Gilbert, County Superintendent.
John Haas, Farmer, came 1906.
Charles C. Halsey,.
C. I. Harper, Dealer in Lumber.
A. W. Harrison, Manager of the Downing Ranch.
L. W. Herman, Farmer & Machinist, came 1900.
Almon Johnson, Farmer, came 1888.
Erik Johnson, Farmer & Stockraiser, came 1890.
Erik Johnson, Farmer & Stockraiser, came 1889.
Gust Johnson, Farmer, came 1887.
J. A. Johnson, Dealer in General Merchandise, came 1889.
Oscar Johnson, Farmer, came 1890.
Roy C. Johnston, Ranchman.
C. W. Jolley, Abstractor, Dealerin real estate & Dentist, came 1905.
Mary Kelly, Rancher, came 1886.
C. F. King, Attorney & Faemer, came 1907.
John T. Lacey, Farmer & Stockraiser,came 1886.
Hamma La Cost, Ranching, came 1887.
Paul L. Leger, Ranchman & Gardener, came 1903.
Josephine Lindsey, Farming.
Alfred Lundstrom, Farmer & Stockraiser, came 1888.
Charles McKinley, Farmer.
Ed. McNerny, Farmer & Stockraiser.
David Martin, Ranchman & Dealer of Livestock.
William A. Martion, County Treasurer.
Rev. William Orchard, Minister M. E. Church & Farmer, came 1902.
T. B. Raines, Ranchman.
E. H. Robinson, Ranchman, came 1899.
Hiram W. Rule, Breeder of registered Aberdcen & Angus cattle.
Mike Saros, Farmer & Section foreman.
H. E. Steele, County Surveyor.
Mrs. B. H. Steele.
John T. Steele, Farmer & Ranchman, cane 1887.
Carl J. Swedlund, Farmer & Blacksmith, came 1887.
Theodore Toll, Farmer & Stockraiser, came 1887.
C. Wallin, Farmer.
Oscar Walstrom, Farmer, came 1904.
George E. Ward, Real Estate & Postmaster.
W. E. Ward, Attorney & Publisher of "Western Times."
R. G. & E. W. Watt, Breeder of Horses.
Andrew Westerbery, Farmer & Stockraiser.
F. W. Wileman, Liveryman.
H. H. Yost, Farmer & Gardener, came 1879.
James Yoxall, Farmer & Gardener, came 1879.
Photograph shows the printing office for the Western Times newspaper in Sharon Springs, Kansas.
Date: Between 1910 and 1919
Photograph shows a young boy and a gentleman standing in front of the post office in Sharon Springs, Kansas.
Date: Between 1880s and 1890s
Photograph shows a group of people standing in front of the Sharon Springs Hotel in Sharon Springs, Kansas.
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
Burial: Sharon Springs Cemetery, Sharon Springs, Wallace County Kansas.
Note. All Botts Photos were provided by Sally Darby Sauer.