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Ottawa in Franklin County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Down Town Ottawa Historic District

 
 
The Down Town Ottawa Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 17, 2011
1. The Down Town Ottawa Historic District Marker
Inscription.
Is a block of commercial structures built between 1872 and 1900 of late Victorian styling with Renaissance, Eclectic and some Classical features. The buildings are individualistic but have the same underlying style and character. Their uniqueness lies in almost unaltered facades and great aesthetic compatibility. This block was placed on the The National Register of Historic Places, June 29, 1972.
 
Erected by Franklin County Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 36.908′ N, 95° 16.116′ W. Marker is in Ottawa, Kansas, in Franklin County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215-217 South Main Street, Ottawa KS 66067, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pickrell Building (a few steps from this marker); Shepherd & McQuesten Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Street, 200 Block South (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Franklin County Courthouse
The Down Town Ottawa Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 17, 2011
2. The Down Town Ottawa Historic District Marker
(about 600 feet away); Main Street, 400 Block South (about 800 feet away); Main Street, 500 Block South and City Park (approx. mile away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ottawa.
 
Also see . . .  City of Ottawa, Kansas. (Submitted on September 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Downtown Ottawa Historic District and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 17, 2011
3. The Downtown Ottawa Historic District and Marker
The Downtown Ottawa Historic District image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 17, 2011
4. The Downtown Ottawa Historic District
Looking south on Main Street toward 3rd Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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