Posted: Sunday, January 12, 2014 12:00 am
When William Stolley sold his 160-acre farm near what's now 152nd Street and West Dodge Road, a portion of his land wasn't included.
That 24 acres, with native grasses and wildflowers, was special. It had been preserved as a prairie since his grandfather was a homesteader in the mid-1850s, and Stolley wasn't about to disturb it. It had never been plowed.
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Sunday, January 12, 2014 12:00 am.