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Iola in Allen County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

EP Brigham

05/19/1859 - 08/14/1937

 
 
EP Brigham Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
1. EP Brigham Marker
Inscription.

EP Brigham was an entrepreneur in Iola in the late 1800s. He owned various businesses throughout Iola that sold anything from hay, to hardware, to groceries, to china. Brigham started his first business as a fresh butcher where he sold quail that he hunted on a daily basis.
 
Erected 2014 by Iola CITF/PRIDE.
 
Location. 37° 55.317′ N, 95° 24.197′ W. Marker is in Iola, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is on Jefferson Avenue north of Madison Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is on the east side of the Courthouse Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 South Jefferson Avenue, Iola KS 66749, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. South Jefferson Avenue Businesses (here, next to this marker); Iola Colborn (within shouting distance of this marker); Iola State Bank and Madison Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); North Jefferson Avenue Businesses (within shouting distance of this marker); Doctor O.L. Garlinghouse (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named South Jefferson Avenue Businesses

EP Brigham Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
2. EP Brigham Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iola Kiosk (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named North Jefferson Avenue Businesses (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Iola.
 
Also see . . .
1. Edwin Perry Brigham at Find A Grave. (Submitted on May 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 14 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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