Chloride

Chloride is a self-proclaimed "living ghost town" in Northern Arizona.

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Yesterday's Inn

This aptly named restaurant is a time warp back to the 1920s. Good if fairly basic grub, a surprisingly good selection of regional beers, live entertainment on many evenings.

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Shep's Miners Inn

The only place in town to sleep, with eight adobe rooms.

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Free Spirit Mercantile

Locally made wire-wrapped jewelry.

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About Chloride

Dating back to 1862 and once a silver mining boomtown (hence the name, from "silver chloride") with 2000 residents, the mining pretty much dried up by 1944 and most of the town along with it. Chloride today hosts about 250 people, many retired, and subsists on a trickle of tourism. If you want a taste of the Old West ''without'' any tacky commercialism, this just might be your ticket.

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