40 Fun Orlando Facts

1. There is no official documentation of how Orlando received its name. Four known stories of its inception exist, but no conclusion has ever been reached. 2. Orlando is home to more than 100 lakes. 3. Lake E...

Wichita Oldtown History

Oldtown History  1870 The Four Horsemen of pioneer Wichita – James R. Mead, William Greiffenstein, William Mathewson and N.A. English – established trading posts in and around Wichita and at the conflue...

Early History of Wichita, Kansas

Wichita was named after the band of Indians called the Wichitas. They came into this valley in 1864 and settled along the Little Arkansas river, between the junction and the old fair grounds. Some of their tepe...

History of Wichita State University

Wichita State University (WSU) is a public research university in Wichita, Kansas, United States. It is the third-largest university governed by the Kansas Board of Regents. Wichita State University offers mor...