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Winterset in Madison County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

119 North John Wayne Drive

1883

 
 
119 North John Wayne Drive Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
1. 119 North John Wayne Drive Marker
Inscription.

Businesses in this building have included: a barber shop, a confectionary, a general store, a meat market, a hardware store, an appliance store, a carpet store, and a bakery.

Rows of nails were hammered into the wood floor and used to measure rope and wire when the hardware store was at this location. These marks can still be seen.

1999 Sesquicentennial Project
 
Erected 1999 by Madison County Antique Association and Central Iowa Tourism Region.
 
Location. 41° 20.11′ N, 94° 0.795′ W. Marker is in Winterset, Iowa, in Madison County. Marker is on John Wayne Drive south of Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Building is on the east side of the courthouse square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 North John Wayne Drive, Winterset IA 50273, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 117 North John Wayne Drive (here, next to this marker); 115 John Wayne Drive (a few steps from this marker); 121 John Wayne Drive (a few steps from this marker); 106 East Jefferson (a few steps from this marker); 113 John Wayne Drive
119 North John Wayne Drive and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
2. 119 North John Wayne Drive and Marker
(a few steps from this marker); 109 John Wayne Drive (within shouting distance of this marker); 101 East Jefferson (within shouting distance of this marker); 107 John Wayne Drive (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Winterset.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Madison County, Iowa. (Submitted on March 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Discover Madison County, Iowa. (Submitted on March 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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