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Hotel Myers, Janesville, Wis.

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At a cost of $60,000, the Myers Hotel was the first large hotel built in Janesville.

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At a cost of $60,000, the Myers Hotel was the first large hotel built in Janesville. It was built in 1860 by Peter Myers, who made a fortune in lard, pork packing, and other meat products.

When the Myers opened in November 1861, it was operated by Myers personally. It had about 100 rooms, plus commercial space on its first floor.

It remained one of Janesville’s finest hotels more than halfway into the 20th Century.

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