Kansas City Liquor House

Kansas City Liquor House (HM1JE9)

Location: Ogden, UT 84401 Weber County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 13.235', W 111° 58.471'

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253 - 25th Street

This building was constructed circa. 1890. The Eccles Lumber Company owned the property from 1892 until 1908, when they sold it to William H. Gampton. The Gampton family owned the property until 1924. Other owners included Reuben Kaplan, James C. White, Ogden Home Builders Company and Weber County. In 1947, Weber County deeded the property to the Salvation Army.

The first business to occupy the building was the Kansas City Liquor House. Other businesses which occupied the building included: Tai Yuen Chinese Goods (1899-1910); Wing On Hong Company, which also sold Chinese goods (1911-1918); and the Reliable Furniture Exchange (1915-1935). After 1939, the Salvation Army occupied the building.

This building is an example of Commercial Vernacular architecture. Although it was built in 1890, title records indicate that it was thoroughly remodeled in 1940. It is a two-story structure with square windows and small detailing. The building was again renovated in 1994.
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HM NumberHM1JE9
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Year Placed1996
Placed ByOgden City Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 2nd, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 418314 N 4563702
Decimal Degrees41.22058333, -111.97451667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 13.235', W 111° 58.471'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 13' 14.1" N, 111° 58' 28.26" W
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Area Code(s)801
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 243 E 2500 S, Ogden UT 84401, US
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