What is a Club Room?

In several Old West saloon photos, a sign hangs over a door near the bar signifying “Club Room.” What is a Club Room?

Glen Jones

Rogers, Arkansas

A club room was a saloon, but it could also be a social room in the establishment where political meetings or other gatherings were held.

In the early days of Flagstaff, Arizona, the town had a saloon called the “San Juan Sample and Club Room.”

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