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Lawrence, Kansas: Wishing Bench

Arty creation of found objects and a bench has stood on this street corner since 2009. "Sit and make a wish, you will not be disappointed."

E. 9th St., Lawrence, KS
From downtown Lawrence drive east on 9th St. just about as far as you can go. The Bench is on the northwest corner of E. 9th and Delaware Sts.
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The Wishing Bench.

Wishing Bench

We came across the wishing bench by accident. I am not really sure of its origins. There was also a really cool sculpture across the street from made from lids. I am told that East Lawrence is becoming an arty neighborhood. I'm not sure if we were even in East Lawrence, to be honest. We were at the corner of 9th and Delaware, I believe.

[Steffanie Campbell, 03/11/2021]

It may look like a combination tripping and strangulation hazard, but the Wishing Bench has been bestowing disappointment avoidance since 2009.

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