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Douglas County Historic Building Survey Long Range Plan & Survey Reports by Township

As historic building surveys are completed, information on individual properties and building is uploaded to the Kansas Historic Resources Inventory at: http://khri.kansasgis.org/ Historic Building Survey Reports are posted on the Douglas County website by township.

 2012-2016

Reconnaissance Surveys Completed:
Eudora (2012) (50 square miles)
Wakarusa (2013) (70 square miles)
Kanwaka (2012) (2013) (47 square miles)
Palmyra (2015 by Dale Nimz) (82 square miles)
Grant (2015 by Dale Nimz) (20 square miles)
Lecompton (2016 by Susan Ford/Dale Nimz) (35 square miles)

Intensive Surveys completed:
Wakarusa (2013 HPF grant - Nimz) (70 square miles)
Eudora (2014 HPF grant - Hernly Associates, Inc.) (50 square miles)
Kanwaka (2014 HPF grant - Hernly Associates, Inc.) (47 square miles)
In Process:
Grant (2015 HPF grant - Hernly Associates, Inc.) (20 square miles)
Palmyra (2015 HPF grant - Hernly Associates, Inc.) (82 square miles)

Reconnaissance Surveys needed:
Marion (71 square miles)
Clinton (41 square miles)
Willow Springs (54 square miles)

Intensive Surveys needed:
Lecompton (2016 HPF grant - to be completed summer 2017) (35 square miles)
Marion (71 square miles)
Clinton (41 square miles)
Willow Springs (54 square miles)

Since 2012, approximately 2,000 buildings and other structures that appear to be at least 50 years old have been inventoried in Douglas County, Kansas. All inventories are uploaded to the Kansas Historic Resources Inventory available to the public at khri.kansasgis.org managed by the Kansas State Preservation Office.