Merchant's Pub and Plate

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Located in a former bank building, this upmarket gastropub and restaurant is rumoured to feature a haunted staircase. Staff and diners have reported seeing a vanishing apparition ascending the steps, while others have felt an eerie presence whilst descending them.

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Geographic Information

746 Massachusetts Street
Lawrence, KS
United States

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38.9695744, -95.2355273
Douglas County, Kansas
Nearest Towns:
Lawrence, KS (0.1 mi.)
Eudora, KS (7.6 mi.)
Lecompton, KS (10.0 mi.)
Linwood, KS (10.8 mi.)
Perry, KS (11.2 mi.)
Tonganoxie, KS (12.5 mi.)
Baldwin City, KS (13.7 mi.)
De Soto, KS (14.4 mi.)
McLouth, KS (15.7 mi.)
Cedar, KS (16.2 mi.)


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