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Lawrence
785-749-2999
3520 W 6th st.
Lawrence, KS 66049
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785-233-9333
1521 SW 21st st.
Topeka, KS 66604

A little history


In 1858 New Hampshire native George Burt moved to Lawrence and Purchased the 160 acres surrounding Henry T's property in Lawrence. While farming and servicing stagecoaches along the California Trail, he sold half of his claim to his friend Henry T. Davis. On August 21st, 1863, Burt awoke to murder and mayhem. Quantrill and 300 of his Bushwhackers which included Jesse and Frank James, and Cole Younger, attacked Lawrence burning more than 80 buildings and murdering 150 men and boys, including Burt. Henry T. Davis, Davis's wife and their family were buried in a family cemetery still located in the northwest corner of our property in Lawrence.