Madison Avenue and the Allen County Courthouse
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This picture was taken standing in the intersection of South Street & Madison Avenue, looking west. Notice all the different forms of transportation represented in the picture: walking, bicycle, cars, tracks from former trolley, and hitching posts for horses and buggies on the north side of the street.
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This photo was taken in the early 1900s of the Allen County Courthouse. There were four clocks at the top placed in the bell tower. There is one remaining clock and the bell on display across the street on the courthouse lawn.
Erected 2014 by Iola CITF/PRIDE.
Location. 37° 55.278′ N, 95° 24.288′ W. Marker is in Iola, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is on Madison Avenue (U.S. 54) west of South Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is on the south side of the Courthouse Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 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. George A. Bowlus (here, next to this marker); Nimrod Hankins (within shouting distance of this marker); Intersection of Madison and Washington
Also see . . .
1. History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Allen County in Cutler's History (1883). (Submitted on May 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 76 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.