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

House Building

 
 
House Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
1. House Building Marker
Inscription.  Built 1858-1860 for Josiah Miller Survived Quantrill's Raid, August 21, 1863. Facade altered 1921. Jacob House and descendants, clothiers, occupied this site 1862-1935.
 
Erected by the City of Lawrence.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 58.207′ N, 95° 14.165′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is on Massachusetts Street south of 7th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 729-731 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. Lawrence Studio (a few steps from this marker); Miller's Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson Building (within shouting distance of this marker); 746 Massachusetts Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Leo A. Beuerman (within shouting distance of this marker);
House Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. House Building and Marker
Round Corner Drug (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Free State Hotel (about 400 feet away); Standard Mutual Life Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Regarding House Building. Building contributes to the National Register Historic District.
 
Also see . . .  Lawrence's Downtown Historic District NRHP Nomination. (Submitted on August 13, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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