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Eudora in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

711 Main Street

IOOF Lodge No. 42 Building

 
 
711 Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
1. 711 Main Street Marker
Inscription.  This building was constructed in the early 1870's and became home to the Eudora Chapter of the International Order of Odd-Fellows, a fraternal organization first chartered in 1869. As of 2012 the Odd-Fellows continue to own this building and hold regular meetings in their lodge hall on the second story. They have rented out the first story to various businesses over the years, including many pharmacies.
 
Erected 2012 by Eudora Area Historical Society and Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & CommerceScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
 
Location. 38° 56.762′ N, 95° 5.942′ W. Marker is in Eudora, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is on Main Street north of 8th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 711 Main Street, Eudora KS 66025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 715 Main Street (a few steps from this marker); 719 Main Street (a few steps from this marker); 707 Main Street
711 Main Street and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. 711 Main Street and Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 720/722 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 724 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 726 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 701 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 700 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eudora.
 
History of Eudora, Kansas image. Click for more information.
via Where the Wakarusa Meets the Kaw, unknown
3. History of Eudora, Kansas
Where the Wakarusa Meets the Kaw website entry:
Shawnee Tribal Leader Paschal Fish and his Daughter, Eudora
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on March 14, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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May. 27, 2022