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Arlington Hotel

  • Arlington Hotel

    This is a photo of Arlington Hotel (or Opelt's Hotel) at the southwest corner of Ninth and Q streets. This is where John Sheedy lived when he met Mary Sheedy, an employee at the hotel.

    • NSHS No.: RG2158-402
    • Collection: Nebraska State Historical Society *
    • Date: 1885
    • Nebraska State Historical Society

Sheedy, John [Narrative] [Brief Biography]
Sheedy, Mary [Narrative] [Brief Biography]

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