Iron Inn


Iron Inn photo of Iron Inn
Erected in 1906, this hotel is said to be the first brick commercial building in the city. The Iron Inn is known for a prohibition-era incident, which occurred in February 1920. Here local attorney Martin McDonough challenged the right of federal Prohibition officer A. V. Dalrymple to arrest, without a warrant, people involved in a wine-making operation. This confrontation was part of the eight-day "Rum Rebellion" against federal policies of seizure relating to Prohibition. It resulted in the reaffirmation of due process in Iron County.
 

Stored in the Iron River Library.

Photo courtesy of Ralph Huss.

Registered Site L0376
Erected 1977

Location: 202 West Adams
Iron River, Iron County

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