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Wizard of Oz House

Coronado Island Pictures

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Wizard of Oz House

Wizard of Oz House

©2010 Betsy Malloy Photography. Used by Permission.
Author Frank Baum spent many enjoyable days in Coronado, staying at the Hotel Del Coronado, having so much fun that he was often in danger of missing deadlines. When he needed to concentrate, he would move into this house to work. Some experts say Coronado was the inspiration for his Emerald City, filled with color.

Even though there's a sign over the door saying "Wizard of Oz Ave," this isn't a museum - it's someone's home, so don't go knocking on the door.

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