Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
700-702 Massachusetts Street
Constructed in 1912 for Perkins Loan and Trust Company 1912-1914
Kansas Electric Power Company (later Kansas Power & Light) 1924-1960
Douglas County Title Company 1977-1996
Erected by the City of Lawrence.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
Location. 38° 58.269′ N, 95° 14.145′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of Massachusetts Street and 7th Street, on the left when traveling south on Massachusetts Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700-702 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. Liberty Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Free State Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); John Brown and the Siege of Lawrence, September 14-15, 1856 (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Lawrence U.S. Post OfficeMiller's Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lawrence Studio (about 400 feet away); House Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrence.
Regarding 700-702 Massachusetts Street. Building is a key contributor to the National Register Historic District.
Also see . . . Lawrence's Downtown Historic District NRHP Nomination. (Submitted on August 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.