The Historic Coronado Motor Hotel in downtown Yuma, Ariz., has a museum next to the rooms. You can relive the old days of the motor court. This is the original furniture from 1938.
The Historic Coronado Motor Hotel in downtown Yuma, Ariz., has a museum next to the rooms. You can relive the old days of the motor court. This is the original furniture from 1938. Sam McManis smcmanis@sacbee.com
The Historic Coronado Motor Hotel in downtown Yuma, Ariz., has a museum next to the rooms. You can relive the old days of the motor court. This is the original furniture from 1938. Sam McManis smcmanis@sacbee.com
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March 21, 2015 05:00 PM

UPDATED March 22, 2015 12:00 AM

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