Intersection of Madison and Washington
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This photo was taken in 1910 when the Ringling Bros. Circus performers and animals paraded around town. At that time, the circus drew a huge crowd.
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This is the intersection of Madison and Washington Avenues looking northwest. Please note the brick streets and the overhead trolley power lines. The New York Store is now the Allen County Historical Society and the buildings in the middle of the block were destroyed by a fire on August 10, 1990.
Erected 2014 by Iola CITF/PRIDE.
Location. 37° 55.278′ N, 95° 24.31′ W. Marker is in Iola, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of Madison Avenue (U.S. 54) and Washington Street, on the left when traveling west on Madison Avenue. Click for map. Marker is on the south side of the Courthouse Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 West Madison Avenue, Iola KS 66749, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nimrod Hankins (here, next to this marker); George A. Bowlus (within shouting distance of this marker); Madison Avenue and the Allen County Courthouse (within shouting distance
Also see . . .
1. History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Allen County (KS) Historical Society. (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 183 times since then and 72 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.