Upper Lake in Lake County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Tallman Hotel
Next door, the original Blue Wing Saloon was also operated by the Tallman's. It closed and was torn down during prohibition in the 1920's under Riffe's management.
The hotel sat empty from the early 1960's until it was purchased by Lynn and Bernie Butcher in 2003. They rebuilt the Saloon and restored the Hotel to its original rustic beauty.
Location. 39° 9.899′ N, 122° 54.638′ W. Marker is in Upper Lake, California, in Lake County. Marker is on Main Street north of First Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9550 Main Street, Upper Lake CA 95485, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Ice House (a few steps from this marker); The Livery Stable (within shouting distance of this marker); League's Store The IOOF Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Diamond Match Lumber Co. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harriet Lee Hammond Library (about 400 feet away); Bloody Island (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bloody Island (Bo-no-po-ti) (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Lake.
Also see . . . Tallman Hotel - Circa 1870 and Beyond. "The original Tallman House Hotel was built on the current site in the 1870s by Lake County pioneer Rufus C. Tallman. The hotel was part of a full-service facility consisting of hotel, livery stable and saloon designed to serve passengers traveling to Clear Lake and the nearby hot springs resorts. By the 1880s, Upper Lake had become the terminus of the Cloverdale and Clear Lake stage lines, which brought tourists to popular resorts..." (Submitted on November 2, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 852 times since then and 136 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 15, 2014, by Bernard Butcher of Upper Lake, Ca 95485. 7, 8, 9. submitted on November 2, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.