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Medicine Lodge Peace Treaty Site

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Medicine Lodge (Barber County)
Listed in National Register 1969-08-04

National Historic Landmark, 8/4/1969

Architect: N/A
Category: camp; ceremonial site

Nation, Carry, House

Picture of property 211 W Fowler
Medicine Lodge (Barber County)
Listed in National Register 1971-03-24

National Historic Landmark, 5/11/1976

Architect: unknown
Category: single dwelling

Constructed in 1882, the Carry Nation House is a painted brick one-story house with a gabled roof. The famed prohibitionist moved into the home in 1889 and soon after began organizing a local branch of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union. She fervently campaigned for enforcement of banning liquor sales in Kansas. Nation is known for her extreme acts against saloons and the use of her infamous "hatchet". The house was nominated for its association with Nation and her involvement in the temperance movement.

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