Ferndale, California: Westernmost Bar in the 48 States

A bronze plaque mounted to the building makes this claim circa 1890. And if others have since out-wested it, where are their plaques?

Palace Saloon

Address:
353 Main St., Ferndale, CA
Directions:
Palace Saloon. US Hwy 101 exit 691 or 692 onto Fernbridge Drive, then turn west at the stop sign (Humboldt Creamery) onto Hwy 211. Follow for five miles into downtown Ferndale. The colorful saloon will be on the right.
Hours:
Bar hours (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
707-786-4165
Admission:
Free
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Westernmost Bar of 1890.

Westernmost Bar in the 48 States

If you're in the area of Ferndale and are looking for some bragging rights, belly up to the bar inside the Palace Saloon and wet your whistle. This Saloon is the westernmost bar in the continental U.S., and a location often used by Hollywood for TV, movies, and commercials. You can get in for free if they are open, but you must be 21; it's a bar.

[Phrank Phester, 12/01/2015]

An official bronze plaque on the building states that as of 1890 this was the "Farthest Westernly Bar in the Continental United States."


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Champion Cow GravesChampion Cow Graves, Ferndale, CA - < 1 mi.
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In the region:
Charles Kellogg's Travel Log, Weott, CA - 26 mi.

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