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The St. Louis House Tavern in Highland This is a photograph of the St. Louis House Tavern in Highland sometime during its operation. It served Highland residents as a tavern and hostelry in the 19th and early 20th centuries, prior to the building burning down in 1913. In the early 21st century the site is the home of Ethel's, a tavern in operation since the end of Prohibition in 1933. Before 1913 August 27, 2018
Kid Walters Tavern in Highland This postcard shows the interior of Kid Walters Tavern in Highland sometime during his ownership from 1933 to 1952. In 1952 he sold the tavern to Jim and Ethel Hirsch, and the tavern became known as Ethel's. It is still in operation as Ethel's as of 2018. Circa 1933 - 1952 August 27, 2018
Ethel and Jim Hirsch Welcoming Returning Soldiers after World War II in a Highland Bar This photograph shows Ethel and Jim Hirsch (far left) and others welcoming home soldiers returning from World War II in a Highland. Various photographs of soldiers are hanging on the shelf behind Ethel and Jim. The identity of the bar is unknown. One possibility is Kid Walter’s Place, which Ethel and Jim bought in 1952. That bar became known as Ethel's and is still open as of 2018. Circa 1945 August 27, 2018