Iron Door Saloon

Iron Door Saloon (HM1006)

Location: Groveland, CA 95321 Tuolumne County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 50.355', W 120° 13.793'

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This building is the oldest liquor-serving establishment in the state of California. It began life in 1852 as "The Granite Store" built by Peter King. It operated as a general mercantile with, of course, the obligatory "plank over flour barrels' serving liquor to thirsty miners. In the 1860's postmaster Jim Tannahill bought the store which also functioned as the town's post office for almost 25 years. In 1896 Giacomo De Ferrari turned the building into a full fledged saloon. It became named "The Iron Door Saloon" in 1937. Since 1985, it has been owned by Peter and Bettike Barsotti.
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HM NumberHM1006
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1999
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Matuca Chapter 1849
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 11:48pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 743762 N 4191596
Decimal Degrees37.83925000, -120.22988333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 50.355', W 120° 13.793'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 50' 21.30" N, 120° 13' 47.58" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18752 Main St, Groveland CA 95321, US
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