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

52 Court Avenue

1868

 
 
52 Court Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
1. 52 Court Avenue Marker
Inscription.  

This building is made of native limestone. Some of the businesses that have been in the building include a hardware and a tin shop, a bank, a travel agency, and an advertising circular.

During World War II, the Selective Service office was in the basement of this building.

Several businesses were on the second floor, including a dry-goods store and dental offices. The addition on the south end of this building has held a blacksmith's shop, a tin shop, and a beauty parlor.

1999 Sesquicentennial Project
 
Erected 1999 by Madison County Antique Association and Central Iowa Tourism Region.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceScience & MedicineWar, World II.
 
Location. 41° 20.061′ N, 94° 0.868′ W. Marker is in Winterset, Iowa, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Avenue and 1st Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Court Avenue. Building is on the south side of the
52 Court Avenue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
2. 52 Court Avenue and Marker
courthouse square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 52 East Court Avenue, 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. 54 Court Avenue (a few steps from this marker); 56 Court Avenue (a few steps from this marker); 102 West Court Avenue (a few steps from this marker); 58 Court Avenue (a few steps from this marker); 60 Court Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); 102 North 1st Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); 64 Court Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); 106 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 April 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Discover Madison County, Iowa. (Submitted on April 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 332 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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