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Birthplace Of Farm Credit

Kansas State Historical Marker
Pawnee County
      This 280 acres was collateral for the nation's first Federal Land Bank loan made on April 10, 1917 to farmer-stockman A. L. Stockwell. In those days, farmers and ranhers found credit hard to come by. If available, it was often very expensive. . .as much as 10 percent per month.

    US-56, Pawnee County
    Southwest of Larned