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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Stout's Hotel Officially Historic Place

Stout's Hotel Lobby Front desk and main staircase looking towards pima street

The community of Gila Bend owes its existence to the circumstances of geography and the trails, rails, and roads that crossed southern Arizona, connecting California with destinations out east. Stout’s Hotel was built in phases between about 1916 and 1929...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Old Highway 80 Recognized As "Historic"

US 80, Gila Bend, Gila Station, 1930s Photo courtesy Dave Devine

“ARIZONA”S OLD US 80 DESIGNATED A STATE HISTORIC ROAD” 

Arizona’s Old US Route 80 was designated an Historic Road by the Arizona State Transportation Board. This is the first road to receive this designation...

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