South Washington Street Businesses
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This view is looking north on Washington Avenue from Madison Avenue. These buildings are made of stone and wood, as many buildings were prior to the many brick plants of Iola. Notice the wood plank sidewalks. This gave the customers a place to scrape the mud off their shoes prior to shopping.
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Looking south on Washington Avenue from West Street, note the buildings are mostly constructed of brick. Most of these buildings were destroyed by a fire in August of 1990.
Erected 2014 by Iola CITF/PRIDE.
Location. 37° 55.319′ N, 95° 24.339′ W. Marker is in Iola, Kansas, in Allen County. Marker is on Washington Street south of West Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the west side of the Courthouse Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 South Washington Street, Iola KS 66749, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fred Horton (here, next to this marker); Boyhood Home of General Funston (here, next to this marker); Views of Madison Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Frederick Funston
Also see . . . History of Iola, Kansas. (Submitted on May 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Disasters • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.