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Fort Scott in Bourbon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

C. F. Drake Building

1886

 

—Fort Scott Historic District 1860 —

 
C. F. Drake Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2011
1. C. F. Drake Building Marker
Inscription.

Const. as a mercantile
building by Charles F. Drake
and occupied by a variety
of retail stores and
professional offices
since 1886.

 
Location. 37° 50.522′ N, 94° 42.367′ W. Marker is in Fort Scott, Kansas, in Bourbon County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Wall Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 North Main Street, Fort Scott KS 66701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bank of Fort Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); Star Clothing House (within shouting distance of this marker); Milrose Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Welch, Badger & Co. Dry Goods Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Medal of Honor (about 400 feet away); Civil War Town (about 400 feet away); Fort Scott Yesterday (about 400 feet away); Historic Fort Scott (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Scott.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Scott Downtown Historic District National Register Nomination. (Submitted on July 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
C. F. Drake Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2011
2. C. F. Drake Building and Marker
Looking northeast
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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