El Dorado Motel - DeWitt MI

Address: 13007 Old US 27
City: DeWitt
State: MI
Zip: 48820
County: Clinton
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The El Dorado goes back to the 1950's and was at the corner of Old US-27 and Herbison Rd. As you can see from the 1956 aerial, the motel sat alone in those days, and Herbison was non-existent E of US-27, or was a country road. It was operated by Ezequiel and Joyce Ramirez in the 60's. Sadly Ezequiel passed away from Covid in March of 2023.

By the 1990's, that stretch of road was getting more built up and the old motel was razed to make way for what is now a bank as of 2023. Sadly, I haven't been able to find a photo of the motel or postcard. I will eventually and post it here.

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El Dorado Motel - 1956 Aerial
1956 Aerial
El Dorado Motel - March 2023 Former Owner Passes Away
March 2023 Former Owner Passes Away
El Dorado Motel - Vintage High School Yearbook Ad
Vintage High School Yearbook Ad
El Dorado Motel - Dec 1978 Driver Rams Motel With Car
Dec 1978 Driver Rams Motel With Car
El Dorado Motel - Mar 1956 Motel Gets Aaa Approved
Mar 1956 Motel Gets Aaa Approved
El Dorado Motel - Nov 7 1966 Former Employee Weds
Nov 7 1966 Former Employee Weds
El Dorado Motel - Sept 1960 Fire At Motel
Sept 1960 Fire At Motel
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