Fine liquors and Wild West fury: Brunson Building and Saloon October 21, 2020 - 00:00 Posted in: News Charles Brunson (1830-1916), born in Westphalia, Germany, migrated to America in 1845. About 1867 he settled in Columbus, establishing a saloon, which prospered. In 1891 he erected this building, adding adjacent store in 1896. At the turn of the century in the early 1900s, it is reported that the building ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!