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

North Jefferson Avenue Businesses

 
 
North Jefferson Avenue Businesses Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
1. North Jefferson Avenue Businesses Marker
Inscription.

[Top photo caption reads]
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.

[Bottom photo caption reads]
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

North Jefferson Avenue Businesses and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
2. North Jefferson Avenue Businesses and Marker
Marker at extreme left of photo, below street lamp. Former meat market building now in gray and red colors
(within shouting distance of this marker); Josiah Colborn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named East Jackson Street Businesses (about 300 feet away); EP Brigham (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Iola.
 
Also see . . .  History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 5 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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