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

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

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Summary

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.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-6
Survey number: HABS KS-49-H
Building/structure dates: ca. 1941 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1967 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 76000820

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Wilson, Joe
Cook, Dewey
Nevins, Arnetta
Stokes, Rosa L
Fraser, Clayton B, photographer
Van Dyke, Bettina C, historian
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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