Riverside, Iowa: Captain Kirk Conceived Here (In Transition)

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Murphy's Bar & Grill

Directions:
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.
Status:
In Transition

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.

Roadsideamerica.com 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.


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