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Orofino's first hotel is the answer for Week 345 of Orofino History Trivia a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country.

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Monday: A first

Tuesday: 1895

Wednesday: Four years before the railroad came

Thursday: Looked very different than the same kind of business would today

Friday: It was about where the railroad depot is today.

Saturday: Run by Mrs. Fred Hammond

Monday: People stayed here.

Orofino's first hotel was a log structure run by Mrs. Fred Hammond. It was located near the spot where the railroad depot was later built.

The photo above was in about 1895. (Photo courtesy of Clearwater Historical Museum)

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