Brenna Buchanan Young, project manager for the 1863 Commemorate Lawrence Project and an architectural historian, has researched older buildings in downtown Lawrence and found that several more survived Quantrill's Raid than originally thought. Photographed inside the Dusty Bookshelf, 708 Massachusetts St., Buchanan Young is certain the building is pre-Quantrill and the south wall, shown behind her, with its quoins — masonry blocks at the corner of a wall — are the same ones visible in photographs of the building taken with less than a year of the burning of Lawrence. Buchanan Young is holding a copy of David Dary's "Pictorial History of Lawrence."

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