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

Northrup Bank and North Washington Street Businesses

 
 
Northrup Bank and North Washington Street Businesses Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
1. Northrup Bank and North Washington Street Businesses Marker
Inscription.

[Top photo caption reads]
Pictured here is Iola's 1st bank: L.L. Northrup Banking House. It was one of the 1st buildings on the square. The second story housed the 1st Iola Library.

[Bottom photo caption reads]
An early 1900s view of Washington Avenue from West Street to Jackson Avenue was taken from the bell tower on the old Courthouse.
 
Erected 2014 by Iola CITF/PRIDE.
 
Location. 37° 55.351′ N, 95° 24.339′ W. Marker is in Iola, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is on Washington Street north of West Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the west side of the Courthouse Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 North Washington Street, Iola KS 66749, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founders of the Iola Public Library (here, next to this marker); Cornstalks at Shannon's (within shouting distance of this marker); T. B. Shannon General Merchandise (within shouting distance of this marker); South Washington Street Businesses (within shouting distance of this marker); Fred Horton (within

Northrup Bank and North Washington Street Businesses Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2015
2. Northrup Bank and North Washington Street Businesses Marker
On lamp post at right side of photo
shouting distance of this marker); Boyhood Home of General Funston (within shouting distance of this marker); Northrup Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); L.L. Northrup (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iola.
 
Also see . . .  History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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