Recent Changes for "Gafford Hotel" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Gafford_HotelRecent Changes of the page "Gafford Hotel" on Davis Wiki.en-us Gafford Hotelhttp://daviswiki.org/Gafford_Hotel2011-01-29 15:34:51ScottMeehleiblink to maps <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gafford Hotel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Gafford Hotel''' was one of the first ["hotels"] in Davisville. The proprietor was ["J.W. Gafford"], a Missouri native who had become moderately wealthy after trying his hand at several occupations in California. In ["1874"], at around the age of 40, he arrived in Davis and used his money to build a considerably large two-story building. Judging from Sanborn maps of the time, it looks as though the second story housed the hotel rooms while he rented out the lower floor to other businesses. The whole building took up about half a city block, and if it was around today, would be situated near the corner of ["2nd Street"] and ["G Street"], where businesses such as ["The Artery"] and ["Davis Barber Shop"] currently stand. The hotel later changed hands and became ["Hunt Hotel"], and, many years after that, ["Hotel Etna"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Gafford Hotel''' was one of the first ["hotels"] in Davisville. The proprietor was ["J.W. Gafford"], a Missouri native who had become moderately wealthy after trying his hand at several occupations in California. In ["1874"], at around the age of 40, he arrived in Davis and used his money to build a considerably large two-story building. Judging from <span>["maps" </span>Sanborn maps<span>]</span> of the time, it looks as though the second story housed the hotel rooms while he rented out the lower floor to other businesses. The whole building took up about half a city block, and if it was around today, would be situated near the corner of ["2nd Street"] and ["G Street"], where businesses such as ["The Artery"] and ["Davis Barber Shop"] currently stand. The hotel later changed hands and became ["Hunt Hotel"], and, many years after that, ["Hotel Etna"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gafford Hotelhttp://daviswiki.org/Gafford_Hotel2011-01-27 03:02:15ScottMeehleibhistoric hotel <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gafford Hotel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Gafford Hotel''' was one of the first ["hotels"] in Davisville. The proprietor was ["J.W. Gafford"], a Missouri native who had become moderately wealthy after trying his hand at several occupations in California. In ["1874"], at around the age of 40, he arrived in Davis and used his money to build a considerably large two-story building. Judging from Sanborn maps of the time, it looks as though the second story housed the hotel rooms while he rented out the lower floor to other businesses. The whole building took up about half a city block, and if it was around today, would be situated near the corner of ["2nd Street"] and ["G Street"], where businesses such as ["The Artery"] and ["Davis Barber Shop"] currently stand. The hotel later changed hands and became ["Hunt Hotel"], and, many years after that, ["Hotel Etna"].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>