Though it's hidden by trees and brush on the west side of campus, the Pioneer Cemetery is considered by some to be one of the most important cemeteries in early Kansas history.
Clyde Tombaugh, who went on to eventually earn his master's degree from the University, proved the existence of Pluto in 1930 without any formal training in astronomy.
In April of 1970, during a time when anti-war and racial tensions were high, the Memorial Union was set on fire, causing nearly a million dollars worth of damage.
The street names in Lawrence have a long history. The numbered streets used to be named for important public officials, while the state-named streets are significant in terms of when each state was added to the Union.