July 16, 2004
Students gather at a rally outside the original Gaslight Tavern in
July of 1970. The building, located next to the Kansas Student
Union, burned down in 1974.
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North Lawrence music venue finds new way to connect with the past
During the tumultuous late 1960s and early '70s in Lawrence, the old Gaslight Tavern had a well-earned reputation both as a place where diversity was the norm and as an extreme hotbed of political activity.