The Southern Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, ca. 1870s

Description

The Southern Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, ca. 1870s. Chartered by Alexander Kayser and others, the hotel was capitalized at one million dollars in 1855. It opened in 1865 and became briefly one of the major hotels in the United States before fire destroyed it in 1877.

Source and Copyright

Medium Black and White Photograph
Source Library of Congress
Copyright Public Domain
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