Whiskey Row & Goodwin Street Corner


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This photo shows downtown Prescott and the Yavapai County Courthouse plaza area in the late 1890s before the 1900 Great Fire.  Taken from the corner of Whiskey Row (aka Montezuma Street) and Goodwin Street it shows several of the stores and businesses that were operating in downtown Prescott before the Fire. 

Included in the photo left to right along Whiskey Row is the Sam Lee's Resturant & Short Order House, J. L. Fisher General Store, The First Courier Buidling, Sam Hill Hardware Store, Robert Connell Wholesale & Retail Liquor, D. Levy & Company Groceries, Palace Bar, Cabinet Saloon, Tough's Hose Cart Stand, Kearney's, Hotel Burke. 

In background from left to right is J. W. Wilson Clothing, E. A. Kastner Co., Bashford-Burmister Company & General Store, R. H. Burmister & Son, Sazarac Saloon with baths, M. H. Smith's Meat Market, Bone's Cigars Shop, Aitken & Robinson Cigar Store, George Cook Jewelry Store and Brisley's Drug Store.  The second Yavapai County Courthouse (torn down in 1915) is right of center and just right of the courthouse is the Bank of Arizona building (established in 1877), C. C. Bean Mining building, The Hawkins Building, an unidentified office building and the Otis Building Groceries.

A color mural of this photo was painted by Charles Kemp originally for the Pioneer Bank at 108 N. Cortez Street. Today [2000], the color mural hangs inside the Wells Fargo Bank at Frontier Village Shopping Center.


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