Dewey Hotel Museum
The Dewey Hotel Museum showcases the fully restored, 19th century Dewey Hotel. This historic Victorian Hotel holds the stories of turn of the century life. The renowned Jacob H. Bartles, who was an esteemed businessman and civic leader for Washington County. Construction began in 1899 and was completed in May of 1900.
The Dewey Hotel served as a temporary home for bank robbers, trappers, ministers, outlaws, cowboys, and anyone needing a warm bed and a safe place to stay were all welcomed by Jake Bartles. The Dewey Hotel dining room was the place for Washington County residents to have Sunday dinner. The Dewey Hotel stood as a staple for the historic cultural and economic development for the area.
The museum today features historic artifacts and architecture such as early 20th century furniture, glassware, clothing, and even unique photographs all within this beautifully restored hotel. The Dewey Hotel Museum provides a beautiful as well as educational walk through history.
Open: April - October
Mon-Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm
Donation: $1.00 Adults appreciated
Children: 12 & under free