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The entire downtown of Williams is listed on the National Register for Historic Places. The Turquoise Tepee is one of the oldest businesses housed in its original building in town.

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Williams — past and present

Route 66, wildlife park and rail trip to Grand Canyon keep town alive

With the great road west debunked by an interstate highway in 1978, the town of Williams found itself bypassed by time, languishing in the hot sun — the ruins of a boomtown that went bust.


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