Iola - Iola, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 55.373 W 095° 24.837
15S E 287824 N 4200007
Monument to the couple that found the town and named it.
Waymark Code: WMJBBH
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 10/24/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 4

Location of Marker: Iola City Cemetery, Colborn plot, Iola KS
Marker Erected by: The School Children of Iola
Marker Text:
When the town of IOLA was organized in January, 1859 Josiah F. Colborn was one of the founders who named the town after MRS. COLBORN whose given name was IOLA
She and her husband rest here
This tablet is provided by gifts from school children of Iola to record the origin of the city's name and, as a memorial to MR. AND MRS. COLBORN

Marker Name: Iola

Marker Type: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker text:
Please see above.

Marker Location: Allen

Year Marker Placed: 01/01/1964

Name of agency setting marker: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Official Marker Number: Not listed

Marker Web Address: Not listed

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