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The St. Louis House Tavern in Highland


“The St. Louis House Tavern in Highland,” Madison Historical, accessed July 15, 2024,


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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.


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  • Highland


  • Latham, Darren


Before 1913

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