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"Whiskey Row"

Rolla

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, September 15, 2019
1. "Whiskey Row" Marker
Inscription.  "The block of Eight Street from the railroad depot to Pine Street led to the business district. The strong of saloons on Eight Street between the railroad tracks and Pine Street was known as "Whiskey Row" during it rowdy days. The Baltimore Hotel is the largest building in this 1908 postcard of the north side of Eighth Street. The fourth building from the left (now T.J.'s Bar and Grill), built in 1881, is the oldest structure in downtown Rolla in" 2007.

John F. Bradbury, Jr., Rolla The Old Town (St. Louis: C. Bradley Publishing, Inc., 2002), pp. 17, 39.
 
Location. 37° 56.993′ N, 91° 46.287′ W. Marker is in Rolla, Missouri, in Phelps County. Marker is at the intersection of North Pine Street and West 8th Street, on the right when traveling north on North Pine Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 718 North Pine Street, Rolla MO 65401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rollamo Theater (here, next to this marker); Grant Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Hotel Edwin Long (a few steps from this marker); Scott's Drugs
"Whiskey Row" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 15, 2019
2. "Whiskey Row" Marker
(a few steps from this marker); National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Pine Street and Downtown Rolla (within shouting distance of this marker); Campbell Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rolla Mills (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rolla.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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