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

L.L. Northrup

(1819 - 1896)

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
1. L.L. Northrup Marker
Inscription.

L.L. Northrup owned the first Iola bank and a huge lumber company. These businesses encompassed almost the entire block. He was instrumental in getting the railroads and financing the growth of Iola.
 
Erected 2014 by Iola CITF/PRIDE.
 
Location. 37° 55.391′ N, 95° 24.31′ W. Marker is in Iola, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of Jackson Street, on the left when traveling east on Jackson Street. Click for map. Marker is on the north side of the Courthouse Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: Washington Street, Iola KS 66749, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Northrup Bank (here, next to this marker); Andrews Auto Stores (within shouting distance of this marker); Iola Police Department (within shouting distance of this marker); Cornstalks at Shannon's (within shouting distance of this marker); T. B. Shannon General Merchandise (within shouting distance of this marker); Founders of the Iola Public Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Northrup Bank and North Washington Street Businesses (about 300 feet away); Josiah Colborn (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Iola.
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
2. L.L. Northrup Marker
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Also see . . .
1. Levi Lee Northrup, in Blackmar's Kansas cyclopedia (1912). (Submitted on May 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. L. L. Northrup, in History of Allen and Woodson Counties, Kansas (1901). (Submitted on May 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 23, 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 222 times since then and 10 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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