Verde Heritage 1933: Explosion ignites Cottonwood

When a fire on east side of the street [right] burned the 2-story hotel, 2 businesses and 2 residences, the heat scorched and cracked windows of buildings across the street including the Rialto Theater [left; now, The Tavern]. (Courtesy of Clemenceau Heritage Museum)

When a fire on east side of the street [right] burned the 2-story hotel, 2 businesses and 2 residences, the heat scorched and cracked windows of buildings across the street including the Rialto Theater [left; now, The Tavern]. (Courtesy of Clemenceau Heritage Museum)

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