The Rogers Building
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 43° 29.588 W 112° 02.333
12T E 416002 N 4816102
Quick Description: History sign on the The Rogers Building in Idaho Falls.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 8/1/2011 8:35:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMC6X1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 3

Long Description:
This history sign is located at the Rogers Building in Idaho Falls
Marker Name: The Rogers Building

Marker Type: City

Marker Text:
B.M. “Brunt” Rogers, one of Idaho Falls’ first millionaires, often stood on the opposite corner admiring his grand accomplishment. Built in 1937 for $300,000, the Rogers Hotel offered 100 Beautifully Furnished Rooms with Baths for $2.00 and up. Fred H. Chapin, former proprietor of the Eleanor Hotel on Broadway catered to Roger’s guests that included President Herbert Hoover, Senate Majority Leader and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson, Governor Ronald Reagan, singer Bing Crosby and actors Gary Cooper and Roy Rogers. Local residents also remember Carroll’s Dress Shop, the White Horse Bar and the Coffee Shop.

County: Bonneville

City: Idaho Falls

Group Responsible for Placement: Idaho Falls Historic Preservation Commission

Date Dedicated: Not listed

Marker Number: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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