Wright Hotel
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N 44° 03.597 W 121° 18.643
10T E 635300 N 4879918
The historic Wright Hotel built in 1911-12 - Listed on National Register of Historic Places.
Waymark Code: WM9DK
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 03/24/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 15

Located on Greenwood Ave east of Bond Street.

Marker Name: B17 - Wright Hotel
Marker Text: The railroad brought the outside world to Bend’s doorstep, and the builders of what was then the Taggert Hotel knew exactly how to capitalize on it. Located just one block from the depot, the hotel was a modern, fireproof structure with electricity and running water.
An enterprising woman named Nellie Wright eventually bought the hotel and renamed it for herself. She opened the Star Restaurant and Bakery and continued to operate the newly named Wright Hotel. Business flourished under her proprietorship.
Built: 1911-12
This Heritage Walk plaque was donated by Gene & Darl Rector

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: City

Region: Central Oregon

County: Deschutes

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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