10/31/1864 - 11/15/1940
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
Also see . . . History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 60 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.