Thursday, April 19, 2018

Rochester Root Beer Stand at 8th and Elm opened in Spring of 1932 by James E. Montgomery. Photos courtesy of Dale Montgomery. It became the Rochester Tavern in 1945.


James Montgomery in front of remodeled Rochester in April 1934.

April 1934


May 1944

Renamed the Rochester Tavern after World War II

Tuesday, April 17, 2018