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

117 North John Wayne Drive

c.1890

 
 
117 North John Wayne Drive Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
1. 117 North John Wayne Drive Marker
Inscription.

Under various owners, this building was used for furniture & undertaking, which was a popular business combination in the late 1800's and early 1900's. In 1963 this became the Iowa State University Extension Service office.

On this site circa 1870, a two-story frame building housed a dry-goods store with a picture gallery on the second floor.

1999 Sesquicentennial Project
 
Erected 1999 by Madison County Antique Association and Central Iowa Tourism Region.
 
Location. 41° 20.106′ 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: 117 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. 115 John Wayne Drive (here, next to this marker); 119 North John Wayne Drive (here, next to this marker); 113 John Wayne Drive (a few steps from this marker); 121 John Wayne Drive (a few steps from this marker); 106 East Jefferson
117 North John Wayne Drive and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
2. 117 North John Wayne Drive and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); 109 John Wayne Drive (within shouting distance of this marker); 107 John Wayne Drive (within shouting distance of this marker); 101 East Jefferson (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.)
3. Iowa State Extension & Outreach - Madison County. (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 347 times since then and 13 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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