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Home > Kansas > Nicodemus > Joe Wilson's Post Office, South Avenue & Third Street (moved to), Nicodemus, Graham County, KS



B&W Photos
View Of North Front And East Side
HB479232
View Of North Front And East Side
View Of South And West Sides
HB479233
View Of South And West Sides


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Item Title


Location
South Avenue & Third Street (moved to), Nicodemus, KS

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS KS-49-H
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-6).
Building/structure dates: 1941 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1967 subsequent work
See HABS No. KS-49 for list of structures that are contributing to the historic district & fieldnotes.

Significance: In 1967, structure moved to northeast corner of block 4 by Arnetta Nevins. In 1968, Arnetta opened a gas station/cafe in the building and lived in a trailer to the west. She served hamburgers, french fries, fish, drinks. Had a juke box and decent prices. She was patronized by locals and others. Vacated in 1973. 1974-July 4th fireworks set off a fire which burned the interior. Rosa L. Stokes has bought the building and plans to add to her house in block 37; lots 1-12.

Subjects
Fires
Postal Service
Moving Of Structures


Related Names
Wilson, Joe
Cook, Dewey
Nevins, Arnetta
Stokes, Rosa L.
Fraser, Clayton B., Photographer
Van Dyke, Bettina C., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF NORTH FRONT AND EAST SIDE. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST
2. VIEW OF SOUTH AND WEST SIDES. VIEW TO NORTHEAST


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