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Life in Menard County Texas 1850 - 1950
Iron Clad Saloon in Menardville 1800s

Iron Clad Saloon in Menardville 1800s

In 1800s Menardville twenty two men gathered in front of the Iron Clad Saloon. Menard was a wet county surrounded by dry counties and everyone from San Angelo, Eden and elsewhere came to town to buy booze. In its heyday Menardville boasted nine saloons, including the Iron Clad, Cottonwood, Legal Tender, Road to Ruin, Rock Saloon, Erskin & Bevans saloon and the Gay Brothers. Menard was a wet county surrounded by dry counties and everyone from San Angelo, Eden and elsewhere came to town to buy booze.

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