Husbands' Alley
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 34° 45.081 W 112° 06.993
12S E 397803 N 3846036
Quick Description: This Historical Marker is mounted on the front of the southwest corner of the Hotel Connor in historic Jerome, Arizona.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 10/20/2012 10:16:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMFHB0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 7

Long Description:
Husbands' Alley

With Jerome's rough and tumble early days came the red-light district and prostitutes. Much of the red-light district was located on Hull Avenue, the road below Main Street. In 1913, reformers helped pass an ordinance restricting houses of ill fame from being located downtown. Citizens showed their disdain for the law by naming the alleyway from Main Street to Hull Avenue "Husbands' Alley". Red-light district buildings on Hull Avenue included The Cribs, a brick structure that no longer exists. The ladies jail is still currently located on Hull Avenue in the bottom floor of the New State Motor building.

Funded by the Jerome Historical Society

Marker Name: Husbands' Alley

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Yavapai

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
Jerome Historical Society


Year placed: Unknown

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