The Gilded Age Plains City

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  • Sheedy Building.

    This is a sketch of the Sheedy Building on the north side of P Street between Ninth and Tenth streets on Block 34. In 1891 this building housed the Mack Hotel that was operated by J. C. McHaffie.

    • NSHS No.: 917.8265 W21
    • Collection: Nebraska State Historical Society *
    • Nebraska State Historical Society

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