December 17, 2008
This is the Pieper Saloon as it appeared in the 1890s, and the corner of Main and The Alley.
Stories this photo appears in:
Chapter 9: FIRST STORES AND SALOONS
In the spring of 1886, a settler named Frank Alkire came through Payson on his way to lay claim to Indian Gardens along Tonto Creek. Years later he recalled how the town appeared.