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Articles & Local History > 1903 - Emmons Sells Pitney Hotel

Transcribed by Denise McLoughlin


 January 10, 1903




E. A. EMMONS who has conducted the Pitney hotel for the past six months, Monday sold it to a former landlord O. D. PITNEY who assumed charge of the hostlery Friday. Mr. EMMONS purchased O. D. PITNEY’S residence on south **Main Street and will move into it where he will make his home. Mr. and Mrs. William FAR who have tenanted Mr. EMMONS’ farm the past year will assist Mr. PITNEY in the hotel both of whom have had experiences in that line. Mr. BURNS who was connected with Mr. EMMONS in the hotel and livery business will still continue the livery business. The Pitney house loses a popular host to the reitrement of Mr. EMMONS but gains another good landlord in Mr. PITNEY. Mr. EMMONS friends pleased to know that he has decided to live in town.

Photo: Pitney House located on corner of Market and Main Street, Tampico, IL


Note: The residence on **Main Street that Mr. Emmons purchased from Mr. Pitney, refered to in above article is what is more often refered to as the A. T. Glassburn home.


Related links:
Pitney House 1910 History

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