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Teapot Dome landmark opens in Zillah park

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ZILLAH, Wash. (AP) - If you're driving through Zillah you can't miss the new visitors' center.

It's a red and white building designed to look like a tea pot.

It was originally built in the 1920s, inspired by the Tea Pot Dome scandal, and it served for years as a gas station.

The city of Zillah purchased the landmark five years ago and moved it to a park.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday for the roadside attraction. Tourists can stop and take a picture and pick up Yakima Valley maps.