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

736 Main Street

 
 
736 Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
1. 736 Main Street Marker
Inscription.  
The current building at this location was built in 1917. This building has been home to hardware stores, grocery stores, garages and auto dealers, including Rothberger Motor Auto Sales. Since 2001 the building has been home to Quilting Bits and Pieces, a renowned quilt store. In the often turbulent 1850's and 1860's, Eudora's only fort, a small log structure, existed at the southeast corner of 8th and Main Streets, close to this location.
 
Erected 2012 by Eudora Area Historical Society and Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicForts and CastlesIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
 
Location. 38° 56.722′ N, 95° 5.924′ W. Marker is in Eudora, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is on Main Street north of 8th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 736 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. 800 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 726 Main Street
736 Main Street and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. 736 Main Street and Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 724 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 719 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 720/722 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 715 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 711 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 806 Main Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eudora.
 
Also see . . .  Quilting Bits and Pieces, Eudora KS. Website homepage (Submitted on August 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
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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 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 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. 21, 2022