Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Innes Wholesale Furniture / City Ice Delivery

1919

 
 
Innes Furniture / City Ice Delivery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
1. Innes Furniture / City Ice Delivery Marker
Inscription.

Innes Wholesale Furniture Co.
No. 701 E. First
1919

When the George Innes Dry Goods Warehouse opened in 1919, it bought, manufactured and sold furniture and home furnishings.

1998
The building was converted into Innes Station, an upscale loft apartment community.

1917
City Ice Delivery
, located at 115 N. Rock Island, operated in a time before refrigerators ruled our kitchens. Employees worked hard to deliver enormous, heavy ice blocks to homes throughout the city.
 
Location. 37° 41.239′ N, 97° 19.663′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is on Mosley near 1st Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the plaza immediately north of the Museum of World Treasures. Marker is at or near this postal address: 835 East 1st Street, Wichita KS 67202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oldtown Marketplace ( here, next to this marker); Warehouse District ( here, next to this marker); Riding the Rails ( here, next to this marker); Simmons Hardware Company ( here, next to this marker); Simmons Hardware Company / Hockaday Paint Company
Innes Wholesale Furniture Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
2. Innes Wholesale Furniture Marker
( here, next to this marker); Coleman Company ( here, next to this marker); Union Station and the Santa Fe ( here, next to this marker); Johnson-Frazier Building / Cox Produce Company ( here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Oldtown Wichita History. (Submitted on June 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
City Ice Delivery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
3. City Ice Delivery Marker
Oldtown Markers at Museum of World Treasures Plaza image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Oldtown Markers at Museum of World Treasures Plaza
Innes Wholesale Furniture / City Ice Delivery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 4, 2011
5. Innes Wholesale Furniture / City Ice Delivery Marker
Ice Tongs whimsy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on June 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on June 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Paid Advertisement