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Valentine Diners - Kansas - Garnett


  • Business name: Unknown
  • Street address: Unknown
  • Open or closed: Closed; moved to Lane
  • History: The original owner of this diner was Lee Hughes of Garnett, who purchased the 10-stool diner new in September 1953 for $7,800. Hughes added the red and yellow tile to the interior after the original white paint became discolored from the grease. The tile was easier to clean. While in Garnett it also was operated by Tom Lamb. Leonard Starit purchased the diner and moved it to Richmond. The building currently is in Lane.
  • Model / serial number: Unknown model / 1228

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Entry: Valentine Diners - Kansas - Garnett

Author: Kansas Historical Society

Author information: The Kansas Historical Society is a state agency charged with actively safeguarding and sharing the state's history.

Date Created: July 2014

Date Modified: July 2014

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