|Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States (1901-1909). Image source|
In 1887, Robert A. Copeland and W. H. Fleming bought the hotel in Grenfell with a down payment of two yoke of oxen. Eighteen years later in 1905, David Black bought the Granite Hotel from Copeland with a satchel containing $38,000 in cash.
|The Granite Hotel, c. 1905|
|Hon. C. C. Williams, 1963. Image source|
|The Granite Hotel in Grenfell, 2010. Image source|
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