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

57 Jefferson Street

 
 
57 Jefferson Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
1. 57 Jefferson Street Marker
Inscription.  In its early days, this building housed businesses selling jewelry, stationery and then drugs. A Gambels Store conducted business here from the 1930's until 1971 when Alexander Fabrics acquired the building and operated until 1996. It has also housed an antique shop, a bridal store and a dance studio.
 
Erected 2008 by Madison County Antique Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & CommerceScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 41° 20.132′ N, 94° 0.848′ 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: 57 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. 59 Jefferson Street (here, next to this marker); 55 Jefferson Street (here, next to this marker); 53 Jefferson Street (a few steps from this
57 Jefferson Street and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
2. 57 Jefferson Street and Marker
marker); 61 Jefferson Street (a few steps from this marker); 63 Jefferson Street (a few steps from this marker); 51 Jefferson Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 65 Jefferson Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 67 Jefferson Street (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.)
 
 
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 340 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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