East Jackson Street Businesses
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The YMCA was built in this block in 1907. It featured an indoor swimming pool, bowling alley, and various sporting amenities. The cost of upkeep led to the building being torn down.
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This is a 1948 Veteran's Day Parade. Notice the Security Savings & Loan building in the background. The building is still standing today.
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 left when traveling east 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. Josiah Colborn (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
Also see . . . History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Sports •
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 190 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.