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Property Name New Lancaster General Store
Reference Number 13000817
State Kansas
County Miami
Town New Lancaster
Street Address 36688 New Lancaster Road
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 10/9/2013
Areas of Significance Architecture, Commerce
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This small-town general store is highly intact and exhibits a vernacular false-front fac;ade with its original storefront. It was built in 1903 by members of the New Lancaster Grange No. 223, and it served as the commercial and social gathering place for this part of rural Miami County through much of the 20th century. The New Lancaster General Store is nominated to the National Register of Historic Places under Criteria A and C in the areas of Commerce and Architecture . It is locally significant for its role in the commercial history of this small Miami County community for over 50 years.


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