Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Location of boot and shoe shop, grocery, agricultural implement dealer, and cigar shop
Charles Achning established a hardware store here by 1886. Business retained Achning name until 1968
Erected by the City of Lawrence.
Location. 38° 58.107′ N, 95° 14.144′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is on Massachusetts Street south of 8th Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 822 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); Marks Jewelers (within shouting distance of this marker); Wiedemann Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Ridenour & Baker Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Round Corner Drug (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leo A. Beuerman (about 400 feet away); 746 Massachusetts Street (about 400 feet away); Standard Mutual Life Building (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lawrence.
Regarding Achning Hardware.
Also see . . . Lawrence's Downtown Historic District NRHP Nomination. (Submitted on August 11, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
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