Carrie Nation & The Horseshoe-Boor Building - Kiowa, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 01.008 W 098° 29.205
14S E 545657 N 4096859
Site of Carrie Nation, and friends, first assault upon the demon rum and its friends. She never used the "hatchet" until her visit to Wichita.
Waymark Code: WM9GRQ
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 08/20/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 4

Markers Erected by: City of Kiowa
Location of Markers: 6th St. & Main St., Kiowa
Marker Text:

In Memory of


Who began her saloon
Smashing Crusade in Kiowa

JUNE 1 1900

Located on the most historic corner in Kiowa,
this building was completely restored by
The Walz family with help from
friends in the community

Let it stand as a symbol
of Progress

[The Horseshoe Saloon was the first she attacked. Since it was an "Illegal" bar, no charges were filed against Ms. Nation. She did NOT use an ax, or hatchet. She used full whiskey bottles, bricks and pool balls. Through the front window and at any patron dumb enough to get within range.]

Marker Name: The Horseshoe-Boor Building & Carry A. Nation

Marker Type: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker text:
Please see above

Marker Location: Barber

Year Marker Placed: 01/01/2007

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

Marker Web Address: [Web Link]

Official Marker Number: Not listed

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