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Winterset in Madison County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

53 Jefferson Street

circa 1880

 
 
53 Jefferson Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
1. 53 Jefferson Street Marker
Inscription.  

Grocery stores operated here in the late 1800's. By 1907, a bakery with an oven in the basement had been added, as well as a jewelry store. It later became a hardware store with a tin shop in the rear. A pool hall, a farm and auto parts store, and a laundromat have occupied the premises.

From 1953 to present (2006) it has served as a law office.
 
Erected 2006 by Madison County Antique Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceRoads & VehiclesSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
 
Location. 41° 20.131′ N, 94° 0.857′ W. Marker is in Winterset, Iowa, in Madison County. Marker is on Jefferson Street west of John Wayne Drive, on the right when traveling west. Building is on the north side of the courthouse square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 53 East Jefferson Street, Winterset IA 50273, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 55 Jefferson Street (here, next to this marker); 57 Jefferson Street (a few steps from this
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marker); 51 Jefferson Street (a few steps from this marker); 59 Jefferson Street (a few steps from this marker); 61 Jefferson Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 63 Jefferson Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 65 Jefferson Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 124 North 1st Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winterset.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Madison County, Iowa. (Submitted on March 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Discover Madison County, Iowa. (Submitted on March 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Additional keywords. billiards
 
53 Jefferson Street and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
2. 53 Jefferson Street and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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