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Red Boiling Springs in Macon County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Donoho Hotel

 
 
Donoho Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, August 21, 2021
1. Donoho Hotel Marker
Inscription.  The original three story wooden structure was built by Squire 0. Donoho circa 1901 and was destroyed by fire circa 1913. The present hotel was built by Lon and Charles Phillips and opened in April 1914 as a 52 room, two story wooden hotel. It featured a two lane, five pin bowling alley which sat across the creek from the hotel. Prominent guests included President Woodrow Wilson. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and features a historic district due to having original structures. Water featured here was black. In keeping with the therapeutic history, massage therapy is offered.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceParks & Recreational AreasSports. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #28 Woodrow Wilson series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1901.
 
Location. 36° 31.741′ N, 85° 50.52′ W. Marker is in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee, in Macon County. Marker is on East Main Street (Tennessee Route 151) just east of Hesson Drive, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map
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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 503 E Main St, Red Boiling Springs TN 37150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Donoho Bowling Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); Red Boiling Springs Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Thomas House Bed and Breakfast (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cloyd Bowling Alley (about 700 feet away); Page Bath House (about 700 feet away); Nixon Boarding House and the Whitley Boarding House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Red Boiling Springs (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Red Boiling Springs (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Red Boiling Springs.
 
Donoho Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, August 21, 2021
2. Donoho Hotel Marker
Donoho Hotel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, August 21, 2021
3. Donoho Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 233 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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