Some articles on variety hall:
... The Variety Hall Shootout, also called the Las Vegas Saloon Shootout, (January 22, 1880) was a gunfight that took place in Las Vegas, New Mexico ... On January 22, 1880, Marshal Joe Carson entered the Close and Patterson's Variety Hall due to complaints by citizens of some rowdy customers ...
Famous quotes containing the words hall and/or variety:
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—John Hall Wheelock (18861978)
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—Mary Wortley, Lady Montagu (16891762)