Kahn Saloon

Kahn Saloon (HM295G)

Location: Jefferson, TX 75657 Marion County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 45.372', W 94° 20.709'

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Built during the early 1860s, this structure served as a boarding house and as a mercantile before opening as the Kahn Saloon about 1900. Temperance movement leader Carrie Nation was denied entrance here during one of her campaigns through Texas. Jefferson native Marion Try Slaughter launched his career as country music singer Vernon Dalhart at the Kahn Saloon. The popular gathering place was closed after local prohibitionists won a 1907 election. Since that time, the building has been used for a variety of purposes, including a newspaper office, lodge building, furniture store, and funeral home.

Entered in the National Register of Historic Places - 1971
HM NumberHM295G
Year Placed1985
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 6th, 2018 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 373992 N 3625060
Decimal Degrees32.75620000, -94.34515000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 45.372', W 94° 20.709'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 45' 22.32" N, 94° 20' 42.54" W
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Area Code(s)903, 430
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 123 W Austin St, Jefferson TX 75657, US
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