Jim Curry's Restaurant Historical

Jim Curry's Restaurant Historical (HM1TIF)

Location: Hays, KS 67601 Ellis County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 52.346', W 99° 19.945'

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On December 28, 1867, Charles DeCropper shot and killed Cornelius Doyle in the corner doorway of Henry P. Fields Star Restaurant, which stood on this site. Fields later sold the lot to Miss Ida May, who turned it over to Jim Curry. Alleged slayer of several men in Hays City, including nineteen-year-old Ed Estes, who had taken a shine to Curry's girl. Curry lost the restaurant in 1870 in a lawsuit filed by John F. "Jack" Wright. By 1871 the building was a saloon run by Henry "Lon" Kelly. In a ruckus on July 16, Sheriff Peter Lanahan was fatally wounded by Bill Harris, Tommy Drum's bartender. Before he died, Lanahan killed Harris.




Hays City, Kansas
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HM NumberHM1TIF
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Placed ByCity of Hays Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 471163 N 4302673
Decimal Degrees38.87243333, -99.33241667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.346', W 99° 19.945'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 20.76" N, 99° 19' 56.7" W
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Area Code(s)785
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 W 10th St, Hays KS 67601, US
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