Hollis, Kansas

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Hollis is an unincorporated rural area in Cloud County, Kansas, United States.

History[edit]

1909 tornado damage

A tornado hit Hollis on May 14, 1909 at five o'clock in the evening[1] causing serious damage and killing several people. The town was "swept away" by the tornado[1] Only three buildings in the town were reported to have escaped damage, and total damage estimates were over $50,000 in 1909 dollars.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c The Kansas City Star "Damage by Kansas Storm" May 15, 1909 (reported on GenDisasters.com website)

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Coordinates: 39°37′52″N 097°33′09″W / 39.63111°N 97.55250°W / 39.63111; -97.55250