The Lipton Hotel was built in 1880 and is still standing. It once sheltered dignitaries and politicians. Today it houses one of the areas finest gift stores on the street level and some of the old roo... Lipton Hotel
The old "Opera House" building was built in 1881. The second level of the building was used as a theater for commercial plays until about 1912-1915. Although it is badly in need of repair, it currentl... "Opera House"
Three miles northwest of the city of Downs is located the site of the 1871 homestead of immigrant Henry Ise. In 1873, Henry married seventeen-year old Rosa Haag of Holton, Kansas and brought her west to live. Twelve children (five girls and seven boys) were born on this homestead in the 27