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Celebrating Arizona’s Wild West in a

                               Victorian“Manner”in Prescott

                                      Article & Photos by Noreen Kompanik

                 nce named the capital of the Arizona Ter-                     than a stay at the warm and welcoming Pleasant
                 ritory by Abraham Lincoln, Prescott today                     Street Guest House.

       Ostill embodies the colorful flavor of the Old
       West that once was. We could feel its quaint and                        The classic yellow Victorian with touches of red
       endearing Americana small-town atmosphere the                           trim is colorfully accented with a wicker porch

       moment we arrived.                                                      bench and chairs, accent pillows, and potted red
                                                                               geraniums lining the front steps. A charming white-

       There couldn’t have been a more perfect place to                        picket fence surrounds the property. Known as
       explore and experience Prescott’s rich heritage                         the Eli P. Clark house, the stately home was built in
                                                                               1883. A bronze plaque on the wrap-around porch

                                                                               lists the abode on the National Register of Historic
                                                                               Places by the United States Department of the


                                                                               As we walked up the wooden stairs and entered

                                                                               the foyer of this elegant, classy and comfortable
                                                                               Victorian-era home of yesteryear the first words

                                                                               out of our mouths were “You’ve got to be kid-
                                                                               ding.” A sparkling crystal chandelier and hardwood
                                                                               curved staircase only added to its ambience.

                                                                               Today, this delightfully inviting 135 year-old home

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