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Elvira Alley

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Post-1906 name:

Elvira Alley became known as West 14th Place and then later as Foster Court.


South off of Redman Avenue


None -- It is a narrow alley that allows access to some garages that face it. It is unknown why the alley was needed. Perhaps it was a paved over wagon path used by the Fosters in their farming practices.

Named for:

Property records list the alley as "Elvira" but this was probably a transcription error as it is more likely that the alley was named for Ebenezer Foster's wife, Almira Williams Foster.

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