Talkeetna, Alaska: Fairview Inn: U.S. President Poisoned Here

President Warren Harding seemed in perfect health in 1923 when he ate the crab leg special at the Fairview Inn. Within a few days he was dead. The Inn commemorates its claim-to-fame with the Harding Special, a potent cocktail.
101 Main St., Talkeetna, AK
On the northwest corner of Main and D Sts.
Daily noon-2:30 AM (Call to verify)
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Fairview Inn: U.S. President Poisoned Here

They do have information on the wall about the event, but when we asked for the "Harding Special," the bartender said she didn't know what that was.

[Ryan, 08/28/2016]
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