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

Round Corner Drug

 
 
Round Corner Drug Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
1. Round Corner Drug Marker
Inscription.

Building constructed in 1866 to house a drug store founded by B. W. Woodard in 1855

Oldest drug store in Lawrence and Kansas
in continuous operation.

 
Erected by the City of Lawrence.
 
Location. 38° 58.157′ N, 95° 14.166′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of Massachusetts Street and 8th Street, on the right when traveling south on Massachusetts Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence KS 66044, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ridenour & Baker Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Leo A. Beuerman (within shouting distance of this marker); 746 Massachusetts Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Marks Jewelers (within shouting distance of this marker); Standard Mutual Life Building (within shouting distance of this marker); House Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Achning Hardware (about 300 feet away); Lawrence Studio (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Regarding Round Corner Drug. Round Corner
Former Round Corner Drug and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. Former Round Corner Drug and Marker
Marker is to left of red door
Drug Store closed on July 8, 2009. The building contributes to the National Register Historic District.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lawrence's Downtown Historic District NRHP Nomination. (Submitted on August 12, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Round Corner Drug Store Photos at Kansas Memory. (Submitted on August 12, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Round Corner Drug. (Submitted on August 12, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Round Corner Drug, Cheese Shoppe Closes. (Submitted on August 12, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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