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

Ridenour & Baker Building

1858-1888

 
 
Ridenour & Baker Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
1. Ridenour & Baker Building Marker
Inscription.

Barteldes Seed Company
1888-1963


One of the first sites rebuilt after Quantrill's Raid in 1863
Interior destroyed by fire 1997
Restored 1997-98
Though modified several times,
the Italianate store front
retains many original features

 
Erected by the City of Lawrence.
 
Location. 38° 58.148′ N, 95° 14.144′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is on Massachusetts Street south of 8th Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 804 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence KS 66044, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Round Corner Drug (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); Achning Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); 825-827 Massachusetts Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Standard Mutual Life Building (about 300 feet away); House Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Regarding Ridenour & Baker Building.
Ridenour & Baker Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. Ridenour & Baker Building 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 167 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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