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Winfield in Cowley County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Jennings Building

808 Main

 

—Constructed: 1901 —

 
Jennings Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
1. Jennings Building Marker
Inscription.

Owners
S. H. Jennings: 1901-1918
F. M. Benson: 1918-1920
Andrew Wilson: 1920-1941
E. H. Ruppelius: 1941-1974
Dorothy Fisher: 1974-1978
Joseph & Elizabeth Sears: 1978-1994
Elizabeth Sears Trust: 1994-

Occupants
Unknown: 1901-1908
Wilson Jewelry: 1908-1918
Stutzman Jewelry: 1918-1920
Wilson Jewelry: 1920-1922
Ruppelius Jewelry: 1922-1966
Ruppelius Jewelry (Joseph Sears): 1966-
 
Erected 2007 by Winfield Main Street & Cowley County Historical Society.
 
Location. 37° 14.458′ N, 96° 59.82′ W. Marker is in Winfield, Kansas, in Cowley County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 77) south of 8th Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 808 Main Street, Winfield KS 67156, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cowley County National Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Platting of Winfield, Kansas (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Docking (approx. 12 miles away); 1996 Olympic Torch Relay
Jennings Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
2. Jennings Building and Marker
(approx. 12 miles away); Korean War Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 12 miles away); Santa Fe Locomotive Engine No. 2542 (approx. 12.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  History of Winfield, Kansas. (Submitted on October 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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