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

700-702 Massachusetts Street

 
 
700-702 Massachusetts Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
1. 700-702 Massachusetts Street Marker
Inscription.

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.
 
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.
 
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 Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Miller'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.
700-702 Massachusetts Street and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. 700-702 Massachusetts Street and Marker
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.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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