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Eastern Oregon Couple Revive Century-Old Hotel Moro

Reprinted from The Other Oregon

After moving to Moro from Klamath Falls, where Travis served at Kingsley Field, they found just the right place: the Hotel Moro, located along Highway 97 about 40 miles from The Dalles.

The building — built in 1921, according to local lore — has long been an antique store since its days as a hotel, but had fallen into disrepair in recent years. Over the years, it also served as an ice cream parlor, a hotel and teacher’s quarters, according to the couple.

Amanda saw the restoration opportunity first. She would drive by the hotel on trips to neighboring Grass Valley, and even told her mother-in-law about plans she had to buy and restore it.

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