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

North Jefferson Avenue Businesses

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

[Top photo caption reads]
This building was owned by Dr. O.L. Garlinghouse who had a medical practice on the second floor. Notice the awnings are on the side of the building facing the afternoon sun. Air conditioning was non-existent at this time. Therefore, there was [sic - were] many windows in the buildings for light and air movement.

[Bottom photo caption reads]
Note the huge crowds and the beautiful floats that were in this 1950s parade. The buildings pictured have not changed much from the early 1920s to today.
 
Erected 2014 by Iola CITF/PRIDE.
 
Location. 37° 55.35′ N, 95° 24.197′ W. Marker is in Iola, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is on Jefferson Avenue north of East Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the east side of the Courthouse Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 North Jefferson Avenue, Iola KS 66749, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Doctor O.L. Garlinghouse (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named North Jefferson Avenue Businesses (within shouting distance of this marker); John Walter Scott (within shouting

North Jefferson Avenue Businesses and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
2. North Jefferson Avenue Businesses and Marker
distance of this marker); EP Brigham (within shouting distance of this marker); South Jefferson Avenue Businesses (within shouting distance of this marker); Granny Cowden (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); East Jackson Street Businesses (about 300 feet away); Iola Colborn (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
 
Garlinghouse Building image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
3. Garlinghouse Building
 
 
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 200 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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