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

East Jackson Street Businesses

 
 
East Jackson Street Businesses Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
1. East Jackson Street Businesses Marker
Inscription.

[Top photo caption reads]
Notice Iola's 1st horse-drawn ambulances and hearse in front of Culbertson's building. The top floor, as well as the west entrance on the bottom was used for Culbertson's mortuary business, and the east side was an art supply store.

[Bottom photo caption reads]
This building was built in 1905. Laundry services were an essential business in this era because average homes did not have laundering services.
 
Erected 2014 by Iola CITF/PRIDE.
 
Location. 37° 55.391′ N, 95° 24.226′ W. Marker is in Iola, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is on Jackson Street east of North Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the north side of the Courthouse Square. Marker is in this post office area: Iola KS 66749, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Granny Cowden (here, next to this marker); Josiah Colborn (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named East Jackson Street Businesses (within shouting distance of this marker); North Jefferson Avenue Businesses (within shouting distance of this marker);

East Jackson Street Businesses and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
2. East Jackson Street Businesses and Marker
John Walter Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named North Jefferson Avenue Businesses (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Doctor O.L. Garlinghouse (about 300 feet away); Andrews Auto Stores (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iola.
 
Also see . . .  History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
Former Iola Laundry Building at Jackson St & Jefferson Ave image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
3. Former Iola Laundry Building at Jackson St & Jefferson Ave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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