Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The First Lawrence U.S. Post Office
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Kansas Preservation Alliance
Award for Excellence
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Communications. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
Location. 38° 58.284′ N, 95° 14.101′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of 7th Street and New Hampshire Street, on the left when traveling east on 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 645 New Hampshire 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); 700-702 Massachusetts Street (within shouting distance of this marker); John Brown and the Siege of Lawrence, September 14-15, 1856 (within shouting distance of this marker); Free State HotelAnderson Building (about 400 feet away); Miller's Hall (about 500 feet away); Lawrence Studio (about 500 feet away); House Building (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrence.
Regarding The First Lawrence U.S. Post Office. 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 309 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.