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Downtown, Eastern Holbrook, and the Petrified Forest National Park

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Holbrook is very close to the Petrified Forest National Park, with its Historic Painted Desert Inn.

Along old Route 66 you can visit the Painted Desert Trading Posts and the Historic Little Lithodendron Wash Bridge.

Don't miss the Site of the Meteor fall of 1912

Then you can tour the classics along Route 66 in the town of Holbrook:

Visit our main Holbrook page to read about the western part of town with its classic Route 66 sights: Joe & Aggie's Cafe, Brad's Motel, Whiting Motel (West Holbrook), and the Wigwam Motel Historic Landmark.

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Downtown and Histroric District of Holbrook

After visiting the western side of Holbrook with its classic motels, at the corner of Hopi Drive and Navajo Blvd, turn right, heading south.

On the second block, on the right hand side of the road is the Rock Shop:

Rainbow Rock Shop

Rainbow Rock Shop dinosaurs in Holbrook Arizona Route 66

Dinosaurs at the Rock Shop in Holbrook

101 Navajo Blvd, Holbrook

Picking up petrified wood at the National Park is not allowed, so the petrified wood sold in local shops does not come from the park; it is obtained from private lands outside the park boundaries.

There is fancy polished wood and rough pieces of petrified wood, you can pick your choice. The fake dinosaur statues are awesome.

Keep on southwards, cross the tracks and on the first road, take a left. This is the Historical South Central Avenue District and the street is "Bucket of Blood St.".

South Central Avenue Commercial Historic District

119 S. Central Ave.Holbrook, AZ.

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Buildings dating back to 1888 in the "Wild West" days of Holbrook it includes the Bucket of Blood Saloon.

The South Central Avenue runs on the south side of the tracks in south Holbrook. It was the downtown area of the city in the 1880s.

The buildings were built after the fire of June 26, 1888 that destroyed most of the downtown area.

To avoid fires, they were erected in adobe, bricks and stone. Four commercial buildings make up the historic district, They are, from west to east, the H. H. Scorse Mercantile, the Pioneer Saloon, the Robinson & Co. Drug Store and the Bucket of Blood Saloon.

After the 1923 flood the business district moved to the north side of the tracks, and most buildings on the south side were abandoned.

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Wackiest Street Name

According to USA Today, South Central Avenue which is also known as "Bucket of Blood Street", was ranked 6th in "wackiest street names" in the USA.

Bucket of Blood Saloon

119 S.Ctral. Ave., Holbrook

See the Street View and map.

Part of a site listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Saloons were a key element in the social life during the Old Wild West days. Ranch workers interacted, drank heavily, played cards and womanized there. Alcohol and gun-toting men led to frequent shootings too.

The place was originally named "Cottage Saloon", and was built in 1888 by Byron Terril who sold it the following year to Charles O. Brown.

After a double murder that took place there in 1891, it was informally known as "Bucket of Blood". The county prohibition in 1913 and the statewide prohibition on December 31, 1914 killed the business.

Head back along Navajo Blvd. and retrace your steps to your starting point and then go north, along Navajo Blvd., after one block, cross to the eastern side of the road and visit the Courthouse.

Historic Navajo County Courthouse

Navajo County Historic Courthouse, Holbrook AZ

Navajo County Historic
Courthouse and Museum.
Shereth

100 E Arizona St.Holbrook, AZ.

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Historic County Courthouse built in 1898 in a Richardsonian Romanesque style. It now houses the Chamber of Commerce office and the Old West Museum

Navajo County Historical Society Old West Museum

100 E Arizona St.Holbrook, AZ.

The museum has exhibits, collections, and artifacts from Holbrook's past.

Daily 8:00 AM to 5 PM. (928) 524-6558. Free Admission. holbrookazmuseum.org

Eastern Holbrook's Vintage Route 66 motels

Now we will visit some of the old diners and vintage Motels along the old Route 66 east of the downtown area. Start your tour on the estern (north) side of the downtown district.

Downtown motels

Former Moenkopi Motel

464 Navajo Blvd.

To your right. It was located in "Happy Holbrook" according to its matchbook. The word is Navajo and means "Running Water". Now it has become apartments for rent.

A 1960s postcard of the Moenkopi Motel, Holbrook, AZ. Route 66

1960s postcard of Moenkopi Motel
Moenkopi Motel, in a 1960s postcard
Holbrook, AZ 66postcards.com

The modern neon sign is more attractive than the original one. The canopy by the office is the same, but a second floor was added to the office.

How the Moenkopi Motel looks today

present appeaeance of former Moenkopi Motel
Moenkopi Motel, in a 1960s postcard
Holbrook, AZ. Click image for Street Viwe

Two blocks ahead was a classic motel, now it has been razed. Only the pool and its building, on the southern side have survived.

The Motel Tonto

602 Navajo Rd. Holbrook, AZ

The Motel Tonto proclaimed its features on the back of the postcard shown below: "MOTEL TONTO 602 Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona 86025 Phone 524-6263 Interstate 40, U. S. 66 - 2 blocks from center of town - 30 Units - Heated Pool - Room Phones - TV - Refrigeration - Tub-Shower Combination - Large Family Units - Free Ice - Pets Welcome."

By the way, do you know what "Tonto" means in Spanish? Well, it means "dumb", "silly", "fool", "idiot". The name was made famous among English speakers by the fictional character from the Lone Ranger who was Comanche, named Tonto. This name was probably inspired by the name of Tonto Basin in southern Arizona which in turn was named after Tonto Creek, which was named so by Woolsey in 1864 after his Yuma employee Tonto Jack.

A 1960s postcard of Motel Tonto in Holbrook, AZ. Route 66

1960 vintage postcard of Motel Tonto on Route 66 in Holbrook Arizona
a 1960S postcard of the Motel Tonto on Route 66
Holbrook, AZ

It later was a Budget Inn, and more recently until 2017, a Knights Inn. See its Current Street View.

Ahead is another motel.

Holbrook Motel, now the Americas Best Value Inn Holbrook

720 Navajo Blvd, Holbrook, AZ

The Holbrook Motel, shown in the postcard below (from the 1950s), was described as "THE HOLBROOK MOTEL U. S. 66 East Holbrook, Arizona 62 Modern units - T. V. - ceramic tiled showers, wall to wall carpeting, refrigerated air conditioning, individually controlled wall heaters. Away from the railroad noise and focal point for the Painted Desert, Petrified Forest, Grand Canyon and the Indian Country. Phone JA 4-6216. Restaurant - Excellent Food.".

It is still open, but its name has changed to Americas Best Value Inn Holbrook. Some of the original building's features are recognizable like the crested brickwork on the roof.

Then: The Holbrook Motel in the 1950s, in Holbrook, AZ. Route 66

A 1950s postcard of vintage Holbrook Motel on Route 66 in Holbrook Arizona
Vintage 1950s postcard of the Holbrook Motel, Holbrook, AZ

Now: Americas Best Value Inn Holbrook, Holbrook AZ on Route 66

View of Americas Best Value Inn Holbrook Route 66 in Holbrook Arizona
Gateway Inn, today, in Holbrook AZ, Route 66. Click image for Street View

Pow Wow

On the corner is a classic trading post and rock shop, the Pow Wow, now closed. It has a great neon sign decorated as a horned Navajo Kachina doll. (Street View).

Across the street, is an iconic

The Corral

865 Navajo Blvd

Bar. Drinks, jukebox and pool tables. No food. A nostalgic old saloon to quench your thirst and get the local feel.

It's been on Route 66 since the 1940s (Corral Cocktails and Cafe). Don't miss the murals on its southern wall.

1940 postcard Corral Cocktails

Vintage postcard Corral.
66postcards.com

Corral today

The Corral nowadays
Street View.

El Rancho Motel & Restaurant

867 Navajo Blvd.

Next to the Corral, this brick building has changed over time, but the main structre at the corner with three windows is the same. It has a nice neon sign too.

The El Rancho motel in the early 1960s

1960s postcard of El Rancho Motel US66 Holbrook Arizona
Vintage 1950s postcard of the Holbrook Motel, Holbrook, AZ hippostcard.com

Now: El Rancho as it looks today.

El Rancho Motel nowadays
El Rancho Motel & Restaurant nowadays. Click image for Street View

Continue north and take the underpass beneath I-40. The old Route 66 continues northwards, with more attractions.

66 Motel

1940s black and white postcard with cars of the 66  Motel

1940s postcard of the 66 motel

2105 Navajo Blvd.

To your left, on the western side of the highway is a classic Route 66 motel. As you can see in the image (click to see full size postcard), it has been around since the 1940s.

It later changed its neon sign, which survives until this day.

The postcard portrayed it as having "Twenty-six modern, insulated units, each with private shower, adjoining car shelters, Simmons beds. Brand new. Sound proof. Cafe on grounds. No railroad noise."

The Hilltop Café is next to it.

66 Motel nowadays.

66 Motel nowadays blazin neon sign
The 66 Motel and its neon sign nowadays.

It is still open, operating as a motel.

66 Motel in a 1960s postcard.

66 Motel and neon sign in 1960s postcard
The 66 Motel and its neon sign in a 1960s postcard. ebay.com

Tepee Curios

Route 66 Trading Post 1950s postcard

Tepee Curios postcard 1950s
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2106 Navajo Blvd.

Facing the 66 Motel, is an iconic Trading Post, souvenir shop and bar. Air conditioned, it sold sodas, beer and Navajo handicrafts.

The image shows it as it was in the 1950s (click on it to enlarge).

The building is stil there, repurposed into Nichols Sportsman, Guns & Gunsmith (Street View). It has an interesting sign, with an arrow.

Whiting Service Station

2218 Navajo Blvd.

To your right is an abandoned former Whiting Bros. gas station (Street View), followed by another classic motel of the same company, the former Whiting Bros. Motel (North Holbrook).

The Whiting Bros. Gas station in ruins.

Holbrook Whiting Bros. service station in ruins
Former Whiting Bros gas station, Holbrook

Sahara Motel, former Whiting Bros. Motel North Holbrook

2402 Navajo Blvd.

To your right. This is the second Witney Brothers Motel in Holbrook the other is in Western Holbrook (Read more: West Holbrook Whiting Motel).

The motel was built in the 1960s with a modern geometric design typical of that period. The building hasn't changed. Only the Neon sign has adapted and shifted its position.

The Whiting Bros. Motel on the north side of Holbrook in a 1960s postcard.

North Holbrook Whiting Bros. Motel 1960s postcard
The Whiting Bros Motel - 1960s postcard. 66postcards.com

Currently the motel is the Sahara Inn.

View of the Sahara Inn
The Whiting Bros Motel - 1960s postcard. Click image to enlarge

Whiting Bros. and Route 66

> > Read more: Visit our Whiting Bros. and Route 66 webpage.

Learn all about the motels and gas stations of Whiting Bros along US 66 in New Mexico and Arizona.

After the motel is an abandoned gas station (to your right). And this ends your tour of Northern Holbrook.

Tours & Itineraries plus outdoor Fun

The nearby Petrified Forest National Park is a great attraction and the old Route 66 alignment to the east of Holbrook also has some icons worth seeing. Take a day trip and visit both National Park and US 66; you can also search for tiny chunks of a metorite that fell near Holbrook in 1912.

Trivia: Holbrook's Meteor

The Meteor Fall of 1912

At 6:30 in the evening on July 19, 1912, a booming sound followed by successive explosions was heard over Holbrook. A meteor exploded in mid air, about 1 or 2 miles high, 6 miles to the east of the town, and fragments fell over an oval-shaped area abouth 1.5 mi. wide and 1 mi. long.

The neighbors went to the impact site, the section house at Aztec Rail Yard, and recovered thousands of fragments of the meteor. The largest weighed 14.5 lbs (6.6 kg) and can be seen at the Bateman Physical Sciences Center at Arizona State University in Tempe, other pieces were the size of peas. The metor must have weighed 421 lbs. (200 kg). The Foote Mineral Company of Philadelphia purchased the remains and 16,000 pieces have been recovered.

It was an L6 chondrite meteor, which has "chondrules" of metal-sulphide, an interior with silicate mineral and spots of nickel-iron alloys and iron-sulphide compounds.

To reach the place where the meteor fell, see Map, it is 12 miles from the town by road.

The Alignment of Old Route 66 near Holbrook

Holbrook is the western tip of the US 66 segment that links Sanders to Holbrook, which is described below.

From Sanders west into the Petrified Forest National Park

Leave Sanders and head north along US 191 until reaching Exit 399 of I-40, cross to the north side and head west along US 191 Frontage Rd. (also I-40s Frontage Road). This is a 6.5 mile-long stretch that ends at US 191 just north of Chambers. See this Map from Sanders to Chambers.

At Chambers

The original roadbed ends there (in the past it continued westwards), this means that there is a gap in the old roadbed. So you must drive south towards Chambers along US 191 and at I-40's Exit 333 head west again along I-40 until reaching its Exit 330.

West of Chambers

At Exit 330 you can drive both north and south of I-40: head along the segment to the north of I-40 to the dead-end; return and go along the south of I-40 to Crazy Creek. A total length of 8.5 mi. This is shown in this Map: West of Holbrook to Crazy Creek.

At Crazy Creek the old road uses a culvert to pass under I-40 and reach its north side. The road (Pinta Rd.) runs north of I-40, parallel to it, but not close to it. It is a 12.3 mile segment that ends at the Petrified Forest National Park on Park Road. See the Map from Crazy Creek to Petrified Forest NP.

This marks the end of the eastern approach into the National Park along old Route 66.

Route 66 in the Petrified Forest National Park

For those who'd rather drive along the freeway, go along I-40 from Sanders to exit 311, and enter the National Park (you will have to pay a fee to do so).

Once in the park you can visit the remains of two classic Route 66 Trading posts on the old (unpaved alignment of Route 66). Below we describe this short tour.

Trading Posts

Painted Desert Trading Post

Landmark

There were actually two Trading Posts with a very similar name on Route 66 east of Holbrook in the Petrified Forest area: the Painted Desert Point Trading Post (closer to Holbrook) and the Painted Desert Trading Post (further east), we will start with the latter.

Painted Desert Trading Post

It is further east (see this map with directions), head north from Exit 311 enter the park, pay the fee and check at the Visitor Center for additional information.

Just ahead, take a left along the dirt road eastwards, drive east for 6.3 miles along Pinta Rd. Cross the bridge over Dead Wash (named so because a prospector named Lewis was found dead there by his neighbor, Jackson, in 1897). Just ahead is the Post.

The Painted Desert Trading post offered rugs, curios, jewelry, and also sandwiches and cold beverages. It had two gas pumps in the front (no canopy), and a simple white building with a flat top and the three windows that faced forward with a single entry door.

It was built by Dotch Windsor in 1942, who ran it with his first wife Joy Nevin until they divorced in 1956. It was the dawn of the Interstate period and Dotch closed the post.

Painted Desert Trading Post in the 1930s. Petrified Forest National Park near Holbrook, AZ. Route 66

Painted Desert Trading Post, Petrified Forest National Park near Holbrook, AZ. Route 66
A vintage postcard of the Painted Desert Trading Post in the 1930s
Holbrook, AZ,

Nowadays, eighty years later, the passing of time has caused, ruin and decay. As you can see below, the dorway is empty and the windows gone. The words Desert Trading Post can still be made out on the front of the former store:

Painted Desert Trading Post today Petrified Forest National Park near Holbrook, AZ. Route 66

Painted Desert Trading Post today, Petrified Forest National Park near Holbrook, AZ. Route 66
The ruins of the Painted Desert Trading Post today
Holbrook, AZ, Image

A Short tour in the National Park

The views on this side of the park are amazing, the Painted Desert deserves its name.

red, ochre, pink, white rocks and hills in the Painted Desert, Holbrook Arizona
Painted Desert Petrified Forest Nat. Park, AZ.

Head back to your starting point on the paved road. Here is a short gap in US 66 (The original Route 66 continues west but cannot be driven here) you can continue your drive in the park, visiting Tiponi Point, Painted Desert Rim and visit the historic Painted Desert Inn and Kachina Point. All of them are located on Petrified Forest Road, which describes a wide arch to the north, and then heads west and south again.

Stop at the scenic points of Pintado Point and Lacey Point. Then you will reach the Route 66 Monument.

Route 66 Marker

Rusting 1931 Studebaker on Route 66, Holbrook AZ
1932 Studebaker at Route 66 marker in Petrified Forest Nat. Park, AZ.

See where it is, in this map, the point marks where Route 66, coming from the trading post in the east, crosses Petrified Forest Rd. and heads west into the desert. The roadbed is not visible at ground level, but can be seen in satellite images. A line of telephone poles marks the alignment of the original Route 66 (you can see them in the photograph).

The marker has a concrete bench with a Route 66 shield, and a chrome vintage car bumper set in it. It belonged to a 1957 Cadillac Fleetwood. It is a front Dagmar Bumper (the word Dagmar came from the splendid figure -and bosom- of Virginia Ruth Egnor's 1950s TV character "Dagmar").

Next to it are the remains of a rusty 1932 Studebaker and a sign with information titled "Highway of Dreams".

At this point you have the choice of visiting the rest of Petrified Forest Nat. Park, which stretches north to south between I-40 and US. Hwy 180.

Or you can also retrace your steps to I-40 and continue west exploring the alignment of Route 66. We suggest doing both! The park is amazing.

Route 66 heading West from the Park

Return to Exit 311 on I-40 and head west along the freeway. The original US 66 alignment coming from the Route 66 Marker is now buried under the bushes, it crosses the freeway 2 miles west of Exit 311 (see map).

The freeway cuts the old alignment at this point; the original Route 66 continues on the south side of I-40. This alignment can be driven. To reach it if you want to drive along it, leave I-40 at Exit 303.

This is map of the driveable US 66 alignment from Petrified Forest to Little Lithodendron Wash, it is a 8.1 mile-long segment.

At the exit, turn left, eastbound to the "other" Painted DesertTrading post. It is a 3.8 mile drive.

Painted Desert Point Trading Post

1940s black and white postcard with cars of Painted Desert Point Trading Post

1940s postcard of the
Painted Desert Point Trading Post
nps.gov

It was located 21 miles east of Holbrook. You can reach it (map with directions) from Exit 303 on I-40 head to the south side and drive east for 3.8 mi. It is on the north side of the Old Route 66.

Built in 1946, it sold Shell gasoline. Only the foundations of the rectangular building and the concrete base of the gas pumps remain. At one time it was rumored that it had illegal slot machines. It was run by Harry Charles Osborne, who in 1952, aged 78 was forced to kill his deranged son at the trading post.

Head back to Exit 310, and head one-half mile east along US 66 right to head west along old US 66 to reach the bridge:

Little Lithodendron Wash Bridge

Route 66Holbrook, AZ.

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places

A wooden truss bridge built in the 1932 on US Highway 66

This wooden bridge is 243 ft. long and 23 ft. wide, its longest span is 18.7 ft. long. It crosses the Little Lithodendron Wash, also known as Carrizo or Little Carrizo Wash -Carrizo is Spanish for "rush".

The word Lithodendron combines the Greek words "Lithos" (stone) and "Dendros" (tree), "stone tree" after the neighboring Petrified Forest National Park.

The wash has several branches that Route 66 had to cross. Two bridges were erected in this spot, and only one survives. It is a timber tressle bridge built 1932 and rehabilitated in 1986 it can still be driven across.

It is a "tressle" bridge because the short timber spans are supported by a rigid frame or "tressle". This is a Street View of the historic bridge.

Continue west along Route 66 for 2.5 miles till you reach Exit 300. Here I-40 curves so the old alignment of Route 66 lies on the north side of the freeway, and you can see the old road from I-40.

From this point west, the 1930s alingment lies under the freeway all the way to Holbrook, where at Exit 289 it resurfaces and you can drive along it into the town.

1926 Alignment

The 1930s alignment is beneath the freeway, but the first US 66 aligment survives as Pima St. and Horse Head Crossing. This Map shows its course. Since it starts and ends at dead-ends, you must access this segment from Exit 294.

While at the exit, visit another Route 66 Classic, from the 1960s, a former Stuckey's.

Sun Valley Stuckey's

7699 Sun Valley Rd, At exit 294

On the southwestern side of the exit is the former Sun Valley Station. Located only 8 miles east of Holbrook, it once had a Texaco gas station and a Stuckey's convenience store chain. Its slogan was "Relax, refresh, refuel!".

The building was "8 miles east of Holbrook, Ariz. Hwy 66 & Interstate 40", and it is still standing, with its typical "A" shaped roof. Now it is a knifeshop.

1960 photo of Sun Valley Stuckey’s

Vintage photo of Stuckey's
worthpoint.com

giant pen knife and shop

Nowadays Knife City Outlet.

Other Route 66 sections close to Holbrook

> > See the previous segment Lupton to Allentown

> > See the next segment Holbrook to Winslow

Petrified Forest National Park

It is the only National Park in the U.S. to include and protect a section of Route66. Its badlands of multi-colored stones with bands of red, violet, green, ochre and white sediments from the Triassic period 200-million years ago are worth seeing. And then is the petrified wood, the fossils and historical sites...

What to see and do?

Agate bridge, a fossil trunk as a bridge

Agate bridge, 110 ft (34 m long) fossil trunk with a concrete beam supporting it since 1917.
A. Whittall.

Short 2 to 3 hour visit

At least Walk the Painted Desert Rim Trail to Kachina Point, Drive Blue Mesa Road and Stop at Rainbow Forest Museum to see the stone tree trunks strewn on the ground.

  • Stop at the Painted Desert Visitor Center
  • Drive the 28 miles of road through the park: to the south, visit the Rainbow Forest Museum and watch the park film; walk Giant Logs and Crystal Forest trails; drive the Blue Mesa Road. To the north: Visit the Painted Desert Visitor Center and watch the park film
  • Drive the circuit and stop at the overlooks in the Painted Desert, include a stop at the Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark.

View of some petrified trees at Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Trees
Petrified tree trunks, Holbrook, Arizona. By

Half a Day visit

stone walls, desert shrubs at the Puerco Pueblo site

Ruins of the Puerco Pueblo site. Don't miss the rock art here!
A. Whittall.

Add the following:

  • Drive through the entire park.
  • Stop at Painted Desert Inn Museum (in the Historic Landmark).
  • Walk the trails at Painted Desert Rim and Crystal Forest.
  • Stop at the Route 66, Newspaper Rock, Agate Bridge, and Jasper Forest overlooks.
  • Visit Puerco Pueblo, walk the Puerco Pueblo Trail.
  • Hike the Blue Mesa and ⁄or Agate House Trails.
  • Walk the Giant Logs Trail (pick up a trail guide at Rainbow Forest Museum)

One or more days

Do the above and add:

  • Choose an Off the Beaten Path hike into the Wilderness Area

There is no overnight lodging in the park, camping in the park is limited to backpacking in the wilderness area and permits are required.

multicolored rocks shaped like cones or tepees
The "Tepees" in Blue Mesa, Petrified Forest Nat. Park, AZ.

The Petrified Trees

200 million years ago, during the Late Triassic Epoch this area was a lush rainforest with ferns and coniferous treees 10 ft. in diameter and 180 ft. tall. As they died or fell they were buried by sediments or covered with volcanic ash (known as the Chinle Formaiton) that preserved them before they decomposed. Ground water later dissolved silica in the volcanic ash and saturated the logs and crystallized, replacing what was once living tissue with quartz. This preserves the life-like appearance of the wood.

Iron oxides give the petrified wood its red, organge and ochre hues.

60 million years ago, the uplift of the Colorado Plateau led to the erosion of the younger rock that overlay the Chinle Formation, and this uncovered the logs and fossil plants.

The park is one of the few in the world to have flora from the LateTriassic: cycads, ferns, ginkgoes, lycopods and more.

More details: Official Petrified Forest NP Website.

Painted Desert Inn

Petrified Forest N. P.Holbrook, AZ.

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places

A classic National Park lodge built in 1920 and restored to its original 1949 appearance. Now a museum.

Built in 1920 by Herbert David Lore as a lodge, it was acquired by the National Park Service in 1935. It was originaly built in petrified wood, but it was soon renovated in a Pueblo Revival Style after it was purchased.

It has ponderosa Pine logs protruding from the adobe and stone walls, earth-toned stucco and flat roofs. It was renovated by Mary Jane Colter in 1947 and closed in 1963 when a new visitor center replaced it. It was saved from demolition in 1976 and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1987.

It was completely restored to the way it looked back in 1949 and reopened in 2006. It is no longer an inn, but a museum, don't miss the restored murals by Hopi artist Fred Kabotie or the mountain lion petroglyph on exhibition there.

Credits

Banner image: Hackberry General Store, Hackberry, Arizona by Perla Eichenblat

Go to Western Holbrook

In the Previous Page you'll find Western Holbrook's attractions and an overview of the city:

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