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Winterset in Madison County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

52 Court Avenue

1868

 
 
52 Court Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
1. 52 Court Avenue Marker
Inscription.

This building is made of native limestone. Some of the businesses that have been in the building include a hardware and a tin shop, a bank, a travel agency, and an advertising circular.

During World War II, the Selective Service office was in the basement of this building.

Several businesses were on the second floor, including a dry-goods store and dental offices. The addition on the south end of this building has held a blacksmith's shop, a tin shop, and a beauty parlor.

1999 Sesquicentennial Project
 
Erected 1999 by Madison County Antique Association and Central Iowa Tourism Region.
 
Location. 41° 20.061′ N, 94° 0.868′ W. Marker is in Winterset, Iowa, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Avenue and 1st Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Court Avenue. Touch for map. Building is on the south side of the courthouse square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 52 East Court Avenue, Winterset IA 50273, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 54 Court Avenue (a few steps from this marker); 56 Court Avenue (a few steps from this marker); 102 West Court Avenue
52 Court Avenue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2014
2. 52 Court Avenue and Marker
(a few steps from this marker); 58 Court Avenue (a few steps from this marker); 60 Court Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); 102 North 1st Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); 64 Court Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); 106 North 1st Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winterset.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Madison County, Iowa. (Submitted on April 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Discover Madison County, Iowa. (Submitted on April 4, 2014, 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 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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