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Riverside, Iowa: Captain Kirk Conceived Here Team Field Report

Murphy's Bar & Grill

71 E. 1st St., Riverside, IA
Murphy's Bar & Grill. US Hwy 218 exit 80. Drive west on Hwy 22/E. Hickory St. for 1.7 miles into town. You'll see the bar sign on the right. The Kirk plaque is inside, past the bar, on the wall of the back room.
M-Sa 11-8 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Captain Kirk Conceived Here.

Captain Kirk Conceived Here

Marked by a plaque in a bar -- which also claims to be the future Shipyards Bar where Kirk brawled in the 2009 reboot movie. Report... [03/20/2016]

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Future site where Captain Kirk will be Conceived

Sadly, Murphy's Bar -- where this attraction was -- closed permanently in July. No word on what will be done with the plaque.

[Sue Monson, 08/14/2021]

Riverside is very devoted to its future Captain Kirk history, so it'd be a shock if the plaque didn't turn up someplace else in town.

Nearby Offbeat Places

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In the region:
The Black Angel, Iowa City, IA - 14 mi.

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