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Historic Building is once again vacant

Since it was built in 1903, the building on the corner of First and West Bridge Street has housed a variety of businesses.

The land was purchased initially to build a large hall for the Fraternal Order of Eagles. For unknown reasons that construction never began and one year later the land was sold to A. Johnson Doggett who built a spacious building on the corner facing the corner of First and Bridge.

Doggett had been elected the first mayor of Saratoga, after living in the Valley for 8 years. He had come to the Valley around 1891 and worked at Saratoga Mercantile. He then managed the Wolf Hot...


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