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Tarado Mansion (Adams Hotel)
A primitive vernacular replica of Mount Vernon, this hostelry began life as Minnie Adams's boarding house, with twenty-two rooms, each barely large enough for a single bed and a closet. After I-70 bypassed the hotel, the owners dismantled and moved it piece by piece to the interstate exit. Originally L-shaped, it was reestablished on a new rectangular concrete foundation with a basement. Its one-story wings at either end faintly echo the arcaded wings at Mount Vernon. Six massive, square, two-story porch columns ape the plantation style, and a hexagonal cupola copycats Mount Vernon's
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