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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
George Innes Dry Goods
Built 1919-1920

Wichita Warehouse and Jobbers District
 
George Innes Dry Goods Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
1. George Innes Dry Goods Marker
 
Inscription.

Builder: George Herman Siedhoff
Original Owner: George Innes Dry Goods
Construction Cost: $1,000,000
Reinforced Concrete Building
Original & Historic Address:
701 East First
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In Honor of
Fran Aitchison
Granddaughter of Kansas pioneers,
Fran pioneered modern day living in
Old Town. She will be remembered as
its greatest supporter

 
Location. 37° 41.271′ N, 97° 19.737′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street and Mead Street, on the right when traveling east on 1st Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 East 1st Street, Wichita KS 67202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lehmann-Higginson Wholesale Grocery Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Brokers Office & Warehouse Company Building (within shouting distance of this marker); W. S. Grant Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Coleman Lamp & Stove Building (within shouting distance of this marker); 99 Words & Phrases Coined by Shakespeare (within shouting distance of this marker); O. A. Boyle Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Grant-Billingsley Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named W. S. Grant Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Wichita.
 
George Innes Dry Goods Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
2. George Innes Dry Goods Marker
In honor of Fran Aitchison
 

 
Also see . . .
1. Wichita Warehouse and Jobbers District National Register Nomination. The .pdf file is huge so be patient as it loads. (Submitted on June 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.) 

2. Oldtown Wichita History. (Submitted on June 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
George Innes Dry Goods Building Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
3. George Innes Dry Goods Building
Looking southwest
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 175 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.
 
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