Photo, Print, Drawing Sheridan Inn, Broadway between 4th & 5th Streets, Sheridan, Sheridan County, WY

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About this Item

Title
Sheridan Inn, Broadway between 4th & 5th Streets, Sheridan, Sheridan County, WY
Contributor Names
Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Cody, William F
Walker & Kimball
Kimball, Thomas
Burlington & Missouri Railroad
Sheridan Land Company
Canfield, George
W.F. Cody Hotel Company
Jurosek, Robert
Huntsman, Al, photographer
DeHaas, John N, Jr, project manager
DeHaas, John N, Jr, historian
Goldy, Charles B, Jr, delineator
Sobek, Durward K, delineator
Shanahan, Dick, delineator
Blackburn, U James, field team
Oyama, Jack, field team
Created / Published
Documentation compiled after 1933
Subject Headings
-  taverns (inns)
-  recreation
-  public accommodations facilities
-  hotels
-  gambrel roofs
-  dormers
-  fireplaces
-  stonework
-  wood structural frames
-  concrete foundations
-  "Mission 66" program
-  Wyoming -- Sheridan County -- Sheridan
Latitude / Longitude
44.806603,-106.953871
Notes
-  Significance: Walker and Kimball, architects of Boston and Omaha, designed this three story hotel that officially opened on July 1, 1893. The railroad has finally reached Sheridan in 1892 and the first passenger train brought guests from Omaha for the grand opening. It was considered the finest hotel between Chicago and San Francisco at that time. The Inn was the first building of any size and importance built in this ranching and coal mining center growing up along the Old Bozeman (Cattle) Trail. The Inn originally had 64 bedrooms located on the second and third floors. Original working drawings indicate a change from the housing of servants in rooms on third floor west wing. A laundry building with sleeping quarters above was built on the rear of the lot. For seventy-two years this famous inn served as a social center for a large area of Wyoming and Montana. It has hosted such men as Teddy Roosevelt, Presidents Taft and Coolidge and Buffalo Bill Cody. In January 1965 the Inn was designated as a historic landmark. Unfortunately, the building is threatened with destruction for land it occupies is desired for another enterprise.
-  Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-31
-  Survey number: HABS WY-28
-  Building/structure dates: 1893 Initial Construction
-  National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000762
Medium
Photo(s): 25
Measured Drawing(s): 14
Data Page(s): 6
Call Number/Physical Location
HABS WYO,17-SHER,1-
Source Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Control Number
wy0028
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
Language
English
Online Format
image
pdf
Description
Photo(s): 25 | Measured Drawing(s): 14 | Data Page(s): 6

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Chicago citation style:

Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, William F Cody, Walker & Kimball, Thomas Kimball, Burlington & Missouri Railroad, Sheridan Land Company, George Canfield, et al., Huntsman, Al, photographer. Sheridan Inn, Broadway between 4th & 5th Streets, Sheridan, Sheridan County, WY. Sheridan Sheridan County Wyoming, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/wy0028/.

APA citation style:

Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Cody, W. F., Walker & Kimball, Kimball, T., Burlington & Missouri Railroad, Sheridan Land Company [...] Oyama, J., Huntsman, A., photographer. (1933) Sheridan Inn, Broadway between 4th & 5th Streets, Sheridan, Sheridan County, WY. Sheridan Sheridan County Wyoming, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/wy0028/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al., photographer by Huntsman, Al. Sheridan Inn, Broadway between 4th & 5th Streets, Sheridan, Sheridan County, WY. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/wy0028/>.

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