Friday, March 18, 2016

The Big Tap: Brackets for America's Favorite Historic Bars-- Part 1: Stone Mad Pub

From the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  This is the second annual brackets for your voting.  You can go to the site and read about the bars before casting your vote.

Last year, Moscow, Idaho's Corner Club was the champion.

First Round:

GENOA, NEVADA--  Genoa Bar and Saloon, Built 1853, oldest bar in the state.  U.S. grant and Theodore Roosevelt drank there.


HOUGHTON, MICHIGAN--  Ambassador, famous for hand-painted murals.  Owned by same family since 1965.

LAFAYETTE, INDIANA--  Knickerbocker Saloon, 1835, first liquor license in state.  Near Purdue University.  John Purdue, U.S. Grant, Mark Twain and Al Capone drank here.


CLEVELAND, OHIO--  Stone Mad Pub, 1912


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