Business cards provide evidence of hotels operating in Gallatin, MO, during yesteryear.

This business card was advertised for sale online (on Ebay during June, 2019) for the Groves’ Hotel at the Wabash Crossing of the Grand River just east of Gallatin, MO. The card was dated 1893 in the advertising presentation, and is believed to be authentic; this image is taken from the online sale website.

An advertisement promoting the City Hotel in Gallatin, MO (date unknown)