Teller Tales

Enterprise between 1870 – 2018 has had two railroad agents, two mail carriers, doctors, chiropractors, funeral home, Academy (German Methodist until 1919 then Seventh Day Adventist), dentists, barbershops, restaurants, grocery stores, churches, pastors, hotel, Rexall Drug Store, insurance offices, plumbers, gas stations, bowling alley, newspapers, high school, grade school, the first public school kindergarten in Kansas, outdoor movie, ice plant, bandstand, two banks, credit unions, TV-Radio repair, telephone offices, a laundromat, library, tennis courts, indoor swimming pool, bakery, elevator flour mill, foundry, sheet metal shop, airport, bandstand, horse stable, produce store, DEEL, upstairs dance hall, baseball park, lumberyard, two creeks, dairies, boy scouts, girl scouts, Eagle scouts, Masons, Eastern Star, Oddfellows, a cone race, bridge club, Rock Island, Santa Fe, Union Pacific, two books written about the town in the 1950s (A Kansan’s Enterprise by Ellen Peterson and The Company and the Community by Edward G. Nelson), a blacksmith, and a woolen will.

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