South Jeﬀerson Avenue Businesses
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East Side Cafe became Harts Lunch by the 1940s and was a local teenage hangout. Both restaurants were a favorite for homemade hamburgers and pies.
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Originally, this building had a carriage shop in the back and a hardware store in the front. In the early 1900s, it became the Elite Theater and lasted until the middle of the [D]epression. After the [D]epression, Fairmont Ice Cream opened and became the place to stop for a sweet treat.
Erected 2014 by Iola CITF/PRIDE.
Location. 37° 55.317′ N, 95° 24.197′ W. Marker is in Iola, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is on Jefferson Avenue south of East Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the east side of the Courthouse Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 South Jefferson Avenue, Iola KS 66749, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. EP Brigham (here, next to this marker); Iola Colborn (within shouting distance of this marker); Iola State Bank and Madison Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); North Jefferson Avenue Businesses
Also see . . . History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.