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

Fred Horton

10/31/1864 - 11/15/1940

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

At the request of L.L. Northrup, Fred Horton came to Iola to drill the oil and gas wells of Allen County. Horton's office was located in the back of what is now the Allen County Historical Museum at the south end of this block.
 
Erected 2014 by Iola CITF/PRIDE.
 
Location. 37° 55.319′ N, 95° 24.339′ W. Marker is in Iola, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is on Washington Street north of Madison Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is on the west side of the Courthouse Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 South Washington Street, Iola KS 66749, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. South Washington Street Businesses (here, next to this marker); Boyhood Home of General Funston (here, next to this marker); Views of Madison Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Frederick Funston (within shouting distance of this marker); Founders of the Iola Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Northrup Bank and North Washington Street Businesses

Fred Horton Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
2. Fred Horton Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Nimrod Hankins (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Intersection of Madison and Washington (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Iola.
 
Also see . . .  History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 17 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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