Palomino Motel

Price: $14.95

Stock #: 786479
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Tucumcari
State: New Mexico (NM)
County: Quay
Publisher: L.W. Young & Co.
Postmark: 1963 May-3
PM City: Tucumcari
PM State: NM
Stamp: 4c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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U.S. Highway 66 - 6 Blocks from U.S. 54 - 30 Spacious Air-Conditioned Units - Ceramic Tiled Baths - Tub and Shower Combination. Connecting Suites and Twin Bed Units, Room Telephones. Swimming Pool - Free TV - Good Restaurants Near-by - AAA. Tucumcari - Named from the Mountain Tocom Kari. Whether fiction or fact, the accepted story is that the mountain (which you see from your doorstep) is named for Kari, the daughter of an Indian Chief, and her lover Tocom. In memory of their love, Wautonomah, her father, named the mountain Tocom-Kari. Later it was changed to Tucumcari - for the town of the present day.

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