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Fort Scott in Bourbon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Star Clothing House

1878

 

— Fort Scott Historic District 1860 —

 
Star Clothing House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 26, 2012
1. Star Clothing House Marker
Inscription.  

Originally one story
clothing store.
Star pattern repeated
in window keystones.
Second floor added 1891
became bordello.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 37° 50.552′ N, 94° 42.365′ W. Marker is in Fort Scott, Kansas, in Bourbon County. Marker is on Main Street near Old Fort Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13-19 North Main Street, Fort Scott KS 66701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gordon Parks (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sites and People of Fort Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); C. F. Drake Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Fort Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Scott Yesterday
Star Clothing House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 26, 2012
2. Star Clothing House and Marker
Main Street on right
(within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Town (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Scott.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Scott Historic District National Register Nomination. (Submitted on July 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Star Clothing House Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 26, 2012
3. Star Clothing House Mural
Mural is on the building's north wall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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