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Alma in Wabaunsee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Meyer Block

Built in the early 1890's

 
 
Meyer Block Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
1. Meyer Block Marker
Inscription.

Some of the businesses that occupied this beautiful native stone building were a drug store, post office and jewelry store. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kansas, Alma, City of Native Stone marker series.
 
Location. 39° 0.763′ N, 96° 17.381′ W. Marker is in Alma, Kansas, in Wabaunsee County. Marker is at the intersection of Missouri Avenue (State Highway 99) and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling south on Missouri Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 Missouri Avenue, Alma KS 66401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Commercial National Bank Block (a few steps from this marker); Mueller Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Strasen Farm Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Wabaunsee County Bank and Kinne & Kerans General Merchandise (within shouting distance of this marker); Palenske Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Limerick Building (about 400 feet away); War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Brandt Hotel (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alma.
 
Regarding Meyer Block. The building was being
Meyer Block and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
2. Meyer Block and Marker
used as the Waubansee County Historical Society and Museum at time of entry.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wabaunsee County Historical Society and Museum. (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Alma Downtown Historic District National Register Nomination. (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Native Stone Scenic Byway, Kansas. (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Native Stone Scenic Byway on PBS. (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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