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

Star Clothing House

1878

 

—Fort Scott Historic District 1860 —

 
Star Clothing House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 26, 2012
1. Star Clothing House Marker
Inscription.

Originally one story
clothing store.
Star pattern repeated
in window keystones.
Second floor added 1891
became bordello.

 
Location. 37° 50.552′ N, 94° 42.365′ W. Marker is in Fort Scott, Kansas, in Bourbon County. Marker is on Main Street near Old Fort Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13-19 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. Medal of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); C. F. Drake Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Fort Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Scott Yesterday (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Milrose Block (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Fort Scott (about 300 feet away); Welch, Badger & Co. Dry Goods Store (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Scott.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Scott Historic District National Register Nomination. (Submitted on July 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Star Clothing House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 26, 2012
2. Star Clothing House and Marker
Main Street on right
Star Clothing House Mural image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 26, 2012
3. Star Clothing House Mural
Mural is on the building's north wall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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