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Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Wiedemann Building

 
 
Wiedemann Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
1. Wiedemann Building Marker
Inscription.

Wiedemann's, a popular candy and ice cream store,
operated on this site from 1886-ca.1943

Prominent social center, tea room and dance hall

The Jay Shoppe
Ladies fashions 1952-1989

 
Erected by the City of Lawrence.
 
Location. 38° 58.083′ N, 95° 14.166′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is on Massachusetts Street south of 8th Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 835 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence KS 66044, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 825-827 Massachusetts Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Achning Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); Marks Jewelers (within shouting distance of this marker); The WheatFields Oven (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lawrence City [Carnegie] Library (about 400 feet away); Langston Hughes and the Carnegie Library (about 400 feet away); Ridenour & Baker Building (about 400 feet away); Round Corner Drug (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Regarding Wiedemann Building. Building
Wiedemann Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. Wiedemann Building and Marker
contributes to the National Register Historic District.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wiedemann's. (Submitted on August 11, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lawrence's Downtown Historic District NRHP Nomination. (Submitted on August 11, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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