Whitehouse Saloon

Whitehouse Saloon (HM10F5)

Location: Johannesburg, CA 93528 Kern County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 22.095', W 117° 39.382'

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Dickinson's Saloon

— 1895 Centennial 1995 —

The Whitehouse Saloon
The Whitehouse Saloon was thought to first open as Whitehouse in the late "Teens" under the management of H.B. "Moses" Elder and his brother Emmett Elder. It was closed down by Prohibition in 1920 and operated as restaurant during that period. When Prohibition was repealed it was reopened as a Saloon and has operated as such except for a short period as an antique shop.
Dickinson's Saloon
Samuel K. Dickerson purchased this building in 1906 and operated as a saloon until sometime after 1915. While Sam was operating the saloon it was a lively place where he staged several "prize fights" and had the round by round bulletins of the famous "Gan-Nelson" fight held in Goldfield, Nevada telegraphed directly to the saloon. At times Dickerson operated his saloon out of the basement and leased out the upstairs. For many years the Fraternal Order of Eagles held their meetings here. In 1908 he seems to have taken to Marguerite Roberts place in town as some "anonymous" town folk asked the Board of Supervisors to shut down for running an immoral establishment.
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HM NumberHM10F5
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Year Placed1995
Placed ByRandsburg Desert Museum
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 6:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 440374 N 3914079
Decimal Degrees35.36825000, -117.65636667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 22.095', W 117° 39.382'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 22' 5.70" N, 117° 39' 22.92" W
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Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 168 Butte Ave, Johannesburg CA 93528, US
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