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

Marks Jewelers

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

This building has housed a variety of commercial enterprises since the mid 1860's including a grocery, clothier, and tobacco shops

Sol Marks began operating a jewelry store on this site in 1880

 
Erected by the City of Lawrence.
 
Location. 38° 58.124′ N, 95° 14.167′ 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: 817 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); Ridenour & Baker Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Round Corner Drug (within shouting distance of this marker); Wiedemann Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Standard Mutual Life Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leo A. Beuerman (about 300 feet away); 746 Massachusetts Street (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Regarding Marks Jewelers.
Marks Jewelers and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. Marks Jewelers and Marker
Building contributes to the National Register Historic District.
 
Also see . . .
1. Marks Jewelers: Our History. (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 197 times since then and 3 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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