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Property Name Westside IOOF Lodge
Reference Number 13000220
State Kansas
County Sedgwick
Town Wichita
Street Address 928-930 West Douglas Avenue, Wichita, KS
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 05/01/2013
Areas of Significance SOCIAL HISTORY
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The Westside IOOF Lodge is nominated to the National Register of Historic Places for local significance under Criterion A in the area of Social History for its association with the International Order of Oddfellows. The building was constructed in 1911 for the Westside IOOF Lodge and housed a number of businesses, including the Ponca Tent and Awning Company during World War II, the Farmers State Bank from 1919 to 1933, Grotto Recreation, and Kellogg-Buck Furniture.


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