Nimrod Hankins

Nimrod Hankins (HM1KQ9)

Location: Iola, KS 66749 Allen County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 55.278', W 95° 24.31'

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March 1, 1831 - Feb 22, 1905

Nimrod Hankins came to Cofachique, Allen County's first settlement and county seat, in 1855 when KS was still a territory. Enlisted into Company E the 9th KS Calvary [sic - Cavalry] when the Civil War broke out and rose to the rank of 1st Lieutenant and served until 1865. After the town of Iola was formed, Nimrod and Joshiah [sic - Josiah] Colborn (Iola's husband) went into the mercantile business together on the southwest corner of Madison Avenue. That building was replaced by the Coutant building, which is where the men are sitting on the light pole to watch the Ringling Bros. Parade. [top photo on neighboring marker]
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HM NumberHM1KQ9
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Year Placed2014
Placed ByIola CITF/PRIDE
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, May 24th, 2015 at 6:06pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 288591 N 4199811
Decimal Degrees37.92130000, -95.40516667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 55.278', W 95° 24.31'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 55' 16.68" N, 95° 24' 18.6" W
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Area Code(s)620
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 35-99 US-54, Iola KS 66749, US
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