About the Fulton

Everything's Jake at the Fulton. At least, that's how it began. In 1926, during the depths of Prohibition, one of Portland's great saloon men, Jake Reisch, built a new place on Southwest Nebraska. It stood down the street from the neighborhood grocery, just up from the Portland Shipbuilding Company's yard and right next to the Shell service station. Jones Lumber and Portland furniture were a brisk walk or a short street car ride to the north. This was back when the Fulton neighborhood got its fingernails dirty... 

What do 1920s saloon man Jake Reisch, Trailblazer Harvey Grant and Hollywood dude Keanu Reeves have in common? Read more to find out.


 

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