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Syracuse, Kansas

The Sequoyah, the new Santa Fe Hotel and Depot in Syracuse.

The Sequoyah opened on July 24, 1908, costing $100,000 to build, and closed in 1936.  All except the part of the building on the far left was torn down by the Santa Fe.

Pictures taken by chef at Sequoyah

Other postcards of Syracuse published by Fred Harvey depict the Court House, High School, a Business Street, a Birdseye View, a Sod House, Main Street, and a Corn Field.

Hamilton County Courthouse West Side Main Street Businesses East Side Main Street Businesses

Downtown was practically deserted on a dreary Saturday morning in November.