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East Liverpool in Columbiana County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Traveler's Hotel

 
 
Traveler's Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, July 3, 2011
1. Traveler's Hotel Marker
Inscription.  The Traveler's is the city's oldest surviving hotel. A portion of the present building was first constructed in the late 1890's as "The Landora". Later additions were constructed in 1910 and 1927. The Traveler's Hotel was a stopping point for those using US Route 30. Many performers at the Ceramic Theatre used the hotel. In 1934, FBI Special Agent Melvin Purvis set up his headquarters here while conducting the successful manhunt for "Pretty Boy" Floyd.
 
Erected 2004 by East Liverpool Rotaty Club and the East Liverpool Chamber of Commerce.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
 
Location. 40° 37.087′ N, 80° 34.779′ W. Marker is in East Liverpool, Ohio, in Columbiana County. Marker is on East 4th Street, 0 miles east of Market Street, on the right when traveling east. Located at the parking lot next to the Hot Dog Shop. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Liverpool OH 43920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ceramic Theater (a few steps from this marker); W.L. Thompson Music Store
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Patterson Memorial Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Isaac Knowles - Knowles Block (about 400 feet away); Diamond Theater (about 500 feet away); I.O.O.F. Building (about 500 feet away); Sturgis House (about 600 feet away); Carnegie Public Library (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Liverpool.
 
Traveler's Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, July 3, 2011
2. Traveler's Hotel Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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