North Jeﬀerson Avenue Businesses
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These buildings were developed after 1910. During this period, there were a number of meat markets throughout Iola. With the lack of refrigeration, people had to buy fresh meat daily.
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Forestine's was a favorite place to get hamburgers 6 for $1. Many locals talk about how great the "greasy" burgers and fries were.
Erected 2014 by Iola CITF/PRIDE.
Location. 37° 55.367′ N, 95° 24.197′ W. Marker is in Iola, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is on Jefferson Avenue north of East Street, 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: 11 North Jefferson Avenue, Iola KS 66749, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Walter Scott (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named North Jefferson Avenue Businesses (within shouting distance of this marker); Doctor O.L. Garlinghouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Granny Cowden (within shouting distance of this marker); East Jackson Street Businesses
Also see . . . History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.