Historic Pinckney Neighborhood

Historic Pinckney Neighborhood (HM17EL)

Location: Lawrence, KS 66044 Douglas County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 58.402', W 95° 14.357'

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The Pinckney neighborhood at the bend of the Kansas River began in 1854 as part of the original Lawrence townsite. North/South streets to the west of Massachusetts St. were named for states in the order in which they were admitted to the United States. East/West streets, originally named for Revolutionary war heroes, were changed to numbers in 1913. The modern neighborhood of about 1,200 residents extends to Iowa St.

Homes, businesses, a brickyard, and brewery were located in the Pinckney Neighborhood. Today social and health agencies, including Lawrence Memorial Hospital mix with homes in the area. Three parks, Constant and Burcham Parks along the Kansas River and Cinton Park along 5th St., provide open space. The trail head for a river walk leaves Constant Park and links to Burcham Park to welcome visitors for hiking along the Kansas River.

1858 Pinckney Neighborhood
Pinckney Street renamed 6th Street in 1913.
HM NumberHM17EL
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:44pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 306013 N 4316205
Decimal Degrees38.97336667, -95.23928333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.402', W 95° 14.357'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 24.12" N, 95° 14' 21.42" W
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Area Code(s)785, 913
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1300 Biscayne Blvd, Lawrence KS 66044, US
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