Burke Hotel


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The Hotel Burke, one of Prescott's architectural gems, opened in January 1891, thanks to visionary entrepreneurs Dennis A. Burke and Michael J. Hickey, along with designer Samuel E. Patton.

Source: Collins, Tom. "Days Past: Prescott's Famous 'fireproof' Hotel Burke: Part II." The Daily Courier, July 31, 2010. Accessed December 8, 2018. http://dcourier.com.

In 1900, a great fire destroyed almost all of the buildings on Whiskey Row, including the 1891 Hotel Burke, advertised as "the only absolutely fireproof building in Prescott" Source: Wikipedia


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