May 1, 1841 - July 14, 1908George A. Bowlus started the Bank of Allen County which was the second bank in Iola, located on this block between South Street and Washington Avenue. George was one of several business men who was instrumental in paying for the trolley tracks that went around the square. George was the father of Thomas Bowlus, the namesake of the Bowlus Fine Arts Center, located two blocks east of here.
|Placed By||Iola CITF/PRIDE|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, May 24th, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 288624 N 4199810|
|Decimal Degrees||37.92130000, -95.40480000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 55.278', W 95° 24.288'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 55' 16.68" N, 95° 24' 17.28" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1 W Madison Ave, Iola KS 66749, US|
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