Lightning Strikes Aldridge Hotel During Recent Storm
June 3, 2021
Shawnee's first skyscraper survived a direct lightning strike last week, although the historic building did not escape unscathed.
The Aldridge building, located at 20 East 9th Street, was Shawnee's first skyscraper. When it first opened in 1929, then named the Hilton Phillips Hotel, the building...