The Northrup House
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... there were none so we ate what we carried and trusted we would see Judi to refill our water. Our Chanute hotel was a comfortably rehabbed 20's structure at the center of the historic downtown. Octave Chanute was an 19th century engineer who built bridges for the railroads, but his primary claim to fame was as a mentor to Orville and Wilbur ...
... of 1858, there was a great deal of dissatisfaction among the
residents of the central and northern parts of the county, and a number of
citizens selected the present site of Iola, with the intention of ultimately
securing the county seat.
town's name is Iola, which was the Christian name of J.F. Colborn's (a founding
father of Iola) wife.
first building on the town site was ...
... customers and being treated as if we were part of the hoards that were arriving, but to little avail. Since we spent several hours there it was cool that there were unlimited refills of soda and popcorn for the entire day. If we ever get out of Iola, they'll have to roll me out of the less-than-Super-8.
We found a church today, that helps. People are kind, but I think they think we are nuts. After being held up ...
... OR same route with Adventure Cycling maps...he was doing his journey self contained and was really loaded down. He had a ukulele that someone in a small town had given him and he said at night he has been sitting and learning to play....He is going to be going to Pullman for his Master's in Geology.....We chatted about our rides and I gave him a bottle of my Kombucha Tea which he hadn't had for quite some time he said.....It was starting to ...
... Smalls towns are so much fun and talking with the people in them. So when we were getting ready to leave I poured my ice water in my camelback and one of the ladies Hester advised me that they would get me more ice water if needed and I said thank you but it was good. So they asked where we were headed and I said to Garnett and they wanted to know why we were going there and what was going on. I said I didn't know what was going that we were riding ...