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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1943.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 835 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence KS 66044, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
Wiedemann Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. Wiedemann Building and Marker
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(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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Regarding Wiedemann Building. Building 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.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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