The Last Bordello – visuals of settings in the novel

Research, research. I think it’s the reason I write historical novels. Here are some places that are mentioned in the novel set in San Antonio, Texas, 1901.

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Menger Hotel (lots happens here)

 

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County courthouse
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Brackenridge Park
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Otto Koehler’s house

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Southwestern Insane Asylum
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Buckhorn’s Saloon
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Alderman Richter’s Bakery
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San Pedro Park

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Meta’s homestead
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And, believe it or not, the original location of Fannie Porter’s bordello at the corner of Durango and San Saba. (a bit different now!)

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Carolyn Dennis-Willingham

Carolyn is the author of two published books – No Hill for a Stepper, 2001, and The Last Bordello, 2016. Her third novel, The Moonshine Thicket, is set in 1928 and is currently enduring a professional edit. When not on her laptop, she serves as a lap top for her grandchildren. She is a retired Early Childhood Specialist, a fitness boxer, artist, and a ball thrower for her ever-persistent mini Aussie. In addition to her blogging website, carolyndenniswillingham.com, you may find her on Facebook and Twitter.

2 thoughts on “The Last Bordello – visuals of settings in the novel

  1. Some of these places are familiar to me – my parents and I lived there in the mid-late 1960s. The Menger Hotel was THE place to be and I fondly remember Brackenridge.

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