Did you know the Frances Hotel had a beer bar? Yep! It was put in after prohibition. Later, a ladies cocktail room was added. The bar was made of mahogany and inlaid wood! I love the slogan in some of the old ads: "Where good fellows get together!"
This is another object from my collection. It is a matchbook from the Frances Hotel. It still has all of it's matches! The slogan, "follow the Beacon" is a reference to the bright red light on the top of the hotel. I have been told it could be seen for miles. You knew you were … Continue reading Matchbook from the old Frances Hotel