What is the most historically significant thing about Lawrence?
Asked at the Lawrence Public Library on January 31, 2003
“Langston Hughes’ time here and Quantrill’s burning of the town.”
“Probably the information about Quantrill’s Raid.”
“Being a theater person myself, I’m going to say Lawrence’s contribution to arts, including the old Lawrence Arts Center.”
“I’ve only lived here for 18 months, but the biggest thing I know about Lawrence is Quantrill’s Raid.”