Lawrence Telephone Co. Building burned


September 8, 2022

The Lawrence Telephone Company ceased existence in 1958 when the business was sold to the Glenwood Telephone Membership Corp. However, a reminder of the business continued on in the presence of the phone company's office sitting on the north end of Main Street in Lawrence.

The evidence of that building will soon go away as well as the Lawrence Fire Department used the building for a 'Practice Burn' on Sunday, Aug. 28. The building is gone but the remaining trash has to be cleaned up.

After the building's use as the phone company's central office, it had been the residence of several peopl...

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