The Southwestern Hotel
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 02.016 W 097° 36.426
14S E 623883 N 4099506
Big fancy hotel, which became the town hospital.
Waymark Code: WM9A30
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 07/20/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 14

Marker Erected by: The Caldwell Historical Society
Marker Sponsors: Dave and Diana Lowe, Insurance Services, Inc. and the Caldwell Lions Club
Date Marker Erected: 1993
County of Marker: Sumner County
Marker Text:
Built by C. G. Stall and a group of investors at a cost of $17,000, the Southwestern Hotel stood here for almost a century. Boasting 38 rooms, including a servants sitting room, billiards room, barbershop, fine dining hall, ballroom, a laundry and bridal chamber, the 3 story brick building was elegantly furnished throughout. Its restaurant was well known for its wide-ranging, exotic menu in 1886. A meal then included: Haunch of Venison with Chow-Chow, Salmon Salad, Sponge Boston Brown Bread, Bina Stewed Corn and English Plum Pudding. Following its years as a hotel, the fine old building served as the city's hospital until 1965 when a new district facility opened.

Marker Name: The Southwestern Hotel

Marker Type: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker text:
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Marker Location: Sumner

Year Marker Placed: 01/01/1993

Name of agency setting marker: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Official Marker Number: Not listed

Marker Web Address: Not listed

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