Fort Scott Gas & Electric Company - Fort Scott Downtown Historic District - Fort Scott, Ks
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 37° 50.509 W 094° 42.412
15S E 349814 N 4189637
Quick Description: This is a one story white stone building located at 10-12 East Wall in Fort Scott, Kansas.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 12/31/2012 6:10:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMG18F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
From the National Register Application:
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"ca. 1910, Commercial style. Inventory: 011-1830-00146 Status: contributing.

Description: This is a rectangular one-story brick commercial building with a stone facade. It has a fiat roof and parapet. There is a double storefront with recessed central entrances. The facade has ornamental tile bulkheads, a smooth-cut stone block belt course above the storefront, coursed stone, and a stone eave cap. Alterations include non-historic display windows, metal entrance doors, and shed-roofed awnings.

History: C. W. Goodlander, a notable Fort Scott builder and businessman, operated a lumberyard on this property until he sold the business to A. J. Agar in 1903. The J. E. Agar & Company Lumberyard was recorded at this location in the June, 1906 Sanborn map. The Fort Scott Gas & Electric Company was recorded at this address in the 1909 city directory and the July, 1912 Sanborn map recorded a one-story brick building with a stone front, occupied by the company, at this location. Later Othick Abstract occupied the building.

Integrity: The building retains sufficient architectural integrity to be listed as a contributing resource."
Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Fort Scott Downtown Historic District - Fort Scott, Ks

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Address:
10-12 E Wall Ft. Scott, Ks. 66701


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