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Beer

Beer

The water in many areas of the West was so bad it was said the local beer was healthier and safer than the local drinking water. The shelf life of...

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Saloon Etiquette

Saloon Etiquette

The men of the West These private men of the West were also accustomed to inquiring of another man’s first name only. With their varied and often...

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Saloons

Saloons

A saloon might also be known as a "watering trough, bughouse, shebang, cantina, grogshop, and gin mill.” The first saloon was established at Brown's...

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Open for Business

Open for Business

Across the West, historic hotels, guest ranches, lodges, restaurants and saloons eagerly await patrons. On a recent trip from Arizona to Washington,...

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Saloons

Saloons

The saloon was the hub of the western town.  Bar, restaurant, gambling house, town hall, hotel, brothel, and sometimes courtroom and church.  Often...

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