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Kampeska House Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this hotel room check key token for room #40 from the Kampeska House hotel in Watertown, South Dakota. During the years that Owney could have visited the hotel, it was run by Cincinatus C. Wiley, a Civil War veteran originally from Massachusetts. Owney may have arrived in Watertown on one of a number of railway lines, including the Minneapolis & St. Paul; the Northwestern; or the Burlington & Cedar Rapids.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
KAMPESKA / HOUSE / 40 / WATERTOWN / DAK
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 13/16 x 1 3/4 in. (4.6 x 4.45 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.64
Place:
South Dakota
Place:
Dakota Territory (U.S. government territory)
  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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  • Kampeska House Owney tag
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