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Wigwam Motel

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The Wigwam Motels, also known as the "Wigwam Villages," is a motel chain in the United States built during the 1930s and 1940s. The rooms are built in the form of tipis, mistakenly referred to as wigwams.[3] It originally had seven different locations: two locations in Kentucky and one each in Alabama, Florida, Arizona, Louisiana, and California.

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Wigwam Village #6
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Wigwam Motel is located in Arizona
Wigwam Motel
Wigwam Motel is located in the United States
Wigwam Motel
Location811 W. Hopi Dr.,
Holbrook, Arizona 86025[1]
Coordinates34°54′8.05″N 110°10′5.76″W
ArchitectFrank Redford, Chester Evert Lewis
MPSHistoric US Route 66 in Arizona MPS
NRHP reference No.02000419[2]
Added to NRHPMay 2, 2002

They are very distinctive historic landmarks. Two of the three surviving motels are located on historic U.S. Route 66: in Holbrook, Arizona, and on the city boundary between Rialto and San Bernardino, California. All three of the surviving motels are listed on the National Register of Historic Places: the Wigwam Motel in Cave City, Kentucky, was listed in 1988 under the official designation of Wigwam Village #2; the Wigwam Motel in Arizona was listed as Wigwam Village #6 in 2002; and the Wigwam Motel in California was listed in 2012 as Wigwam Village #7.