Tavern & Pool History

With its uneven walls and sinking base, the building itself speaks of decades past, but the artistic ambiance and irreverent style flashes a wink at years to come. Relax, look around, this is McMenamins Tavern and Pool! Enjoy a pint and be part of the continuum that goes back all the way to when an adventurous Bavarian brewer and saloon man named Anton Gansneder built the place....

A bar since 1909, it has been known as The Hangman's Tree, the Chug-a-Mug and finally McMenamins Tavern & Pool — read its story here.


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