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

Josiah Colborn

02/07/1829 - 06/16/1904

 
 
Josiah Colborn Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
1. Josiah Colborn Marker
Inscription.

Josiah Colborn was one of the founding fathers and first businessmen of Iola. He was the husband of Iola Colborn, Iola's namesake.
 
Erected 2014 by Iola CITF/PRIDE.
 
Location. 37° 55.391′ N, 95° 24.247′ W. Marker is in Iola, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of Jackson Street and North Street, on the right when traveling west on Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the north side of the Courthouse Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 East Jackson Street, Iola KS 66749, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. East Jackson Street Businesses (here, next to this marker); Granny Cowden (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named East Jackson Street Businesses (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrews Auto Stores (within shouting distance of this marker); Iola Police Department (within shouting distance of this marker); North Jefferson Avenue Businesses (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Walter Scott (about 300 feet away); Northrup Bank (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iola.
 
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Josiah Colborn Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
2. Josiah Colborn Marker
for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Josiah F. and Iola Colborn in History of Allen and Woodson Counties, Kansas (1901). (Submitted on May 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
 
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 209 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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