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Iola in Allen County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

South Jefferson Avenue Businesses

 
 
South Jefferson Avenue Businesses Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
1. South Jefferson Avenue Businesses Marker
Inscription.

[Top photo caption reads]
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.

[Bottom photo caption reads]
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

South Jefferson Avenue Businesses Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
2. South Jefferson Avenue Businesses Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Doctor O.L. Garlinghouse (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named South Jefferson Avenue Businesses (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iola Kiosk (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named North Jefferson Avenue Businesses (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iola.
 
Also see . . .  History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
Former Fairmont Ice Cream Shop at Jefferson Ave & East Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
3. Former Fairmont Ice Cream Shop at Jefferson Ave & East Street
 
 
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 208 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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