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Guthrie in Logan County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Reeves Brothers Casino

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, October 22, 2019
1. Reeves Brothers Casino Marker
Inscription.  One of the most notorious gambling houses of the Southwest, opened in a tent April 23, 1889. Soon a frame building went up later replaced by brick. The owners claimed their doors never closed, day or night, for 15 years. When closed by prohibition in 1907, a key could not be found. Inside, a sign proclaimed "We the citizens of Guthrie are law-abiding people. But to any one coming here looking for trouble, we always keep it in stock with a written guarantee that we will give you a decent burial. We will wash your face, comb your hair, and polish your boots. Place your sombrero on your grave, and erect a momento as a warning to others saying... 'he tried and failed'."
 
Erected 1980 by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.
 
Location. 35° 52.632′ N, 97° 25.661′ W. Marker is in Guthrie, Oklahoma, in Logan County. Marker is on South 2nd Street north of West Harrison Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located at Honor Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 South 2nd Street, Guthrie OK 73044, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
Reeves Brothers Casino Marker at Honor Park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 22, 2019
2. Reeves Brothers Casino Marker at Honor Park.
marker. Office of E.P. McCabe (a few steps from this marker); Blue Bell Bar (within shouting distance of this marker); De Ford Building (within shouting distance of this marker); International Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Oklahoma Daily State Capital (within shouting distance of this marker); Bonfils Building (within shouting distance of this marker); U. S. Government Land Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Same Old Moses Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guthrie.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
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