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Alma in Wabaunsee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Limerick Building

Built in the early 1880's

 
 
Limerick Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
1. Limerick Building Marker
Inscription.

This beautiful and stately native stone building was once one of the finest buildings in town. Being named after the two Irish brothers who built it, it is referred to as the Limerick Building. (Marker Number 7.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kansas, Alma, City of Native Stone marker series.
 
Location. 39° 0.833′ N, 96° 17.362′ W. Marker is in Alma, Kansas, in Wabaunsee County. Marker is at the intersection of Missouri Avenue (Kansas Route 99) and 4th Street, on the left when traveling south on Missouri Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 326 Missouri Avenue, Alma KS 66401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brandt Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (American Legion Post) (within shouting distance of this marker); Wabaunsee County Bank and Kinne & Kerans General Merchandise (within shouting distance of this marker); Mueller Block (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commercial National Bank Block (about 400 feet away); Meyer Block (about 400 feet away); Strasen Farm Stone (about 500 feet away); Palenske Building (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Alma.
 
More about this marker.
Limerick Building Corner Entrance and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
2. Limerick Building Corner Entrance and Marker
The building serves as Alma City Hall.
 
Also see . . .
1. Alma City Hall. (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Alma Downtown Historic District National Register Nomination. (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Native Stone Scenic Byway, Kansas, on PBS. (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Native Stone Scenic Byway, Kansas. (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Limerick Building image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
3. Limerick Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 239 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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