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Route 66 - The Mother Road
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Traveling along Route 66 is a wonderful experience; our goal is to capture what makes it special. One of the great features of driving the Route is seeing period Americana (American culture), items from the 1920s thru 1980s. Also along the path are things that are distinctive and can't be seen anywhere else or are of significant interest and worthy of being called out. Lastly there are important markers along the path of Route 66 that should be seen. Done right, you'll experience Route 66 here!!
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Route 66 - The Mother RoadAztec Motel - Historic Route 66 - Seligman, Arizona, USA.

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The Aztec Hotel & Gift Shop, Seligman, located directly alongside Route 66, is decorated with iconic murals on every available wall. The murals feature Road Trip associated automobiles & Mother Road scenery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/9/2014

last visited: 5/20/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadCopper Cart - Route 66, Seligman, Arizona, USA.

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The Copper Cart neon sign is a 30s era representation of the Copper Ore Cart, typical of the carts used in the local Arizona copper mines. The Copper Cart Restaurant and Neon Sign scream Americana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/7/2014

last visited: 5/22/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadCenter Theater - Vinita, Oklahoma, USA.

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I believe Center Theatre to be the Oldest Cinema on Route 66, & One of the oldest Oklahoma cinemas still in business. Located in Vinita, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/7/2014

last visited: 5/13/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadTwisters Soda Fountain - Williams, Arizona, USA.

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Twisters Soda Fountain - The Route 66 Place. Originally a Texaco filling station. Reborn as a Soda Fountain, Ice Cream Parlour, Diner, and Bar. Visiting Twisters is like taking a time machine back to the 1950s. Located in Williams, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/7/2014

last visited: 5/21/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWill Rogers Highway - Route 66 Marker - Claremore, Oklahoma, USA.

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Will Rogers Highway - Route 66 Marker - Main Street America. A memorial to Will Rogers whose greatness is paved in Route 66. Located in front of the Worlds Largest Gun Museum, alongside Route 66, in Claremore, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/7/2014

last visited: 3/10/2013

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadHistoric Seligman Sundries - Route 66 - Arizona, USA.

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Historic Seligman Sundries - Built in 1904 and now serves as a historical reminder of Seligman's past. It has served as a theatre, dance hall, trading post, community center. Now a café, and gift shop. On the Register of National Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/7/2014

last visited: 5/22/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadHistoric Route 66 - Gun & History Museum - Claremore, Oklahoma, USA.

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The Worlds Largest Gun Museum, opened in 1969, houses over 20,000 firearms and firearm related items. The J.M. Davis. Arms and Historical Museum is a Roadside Attraction alongside Route 66, Claremore, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/1/2014

last visited: 3/10/2013

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadEl Don Motel - Route 66 - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

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The El Don Motel is a typical Route 66 Motel, but the Neon sign is a route 66 Icon, it features a larger than life, Neon Cowboy Riding a Neon Horse. The El don Motel is in Oldtown, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 7/1/2014

last visited: 5/22/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadThe Williams & Forest Service Visitor Center - Williams - Arizona, USA.

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A must Visit location for Route 66 Travellers 'The Williams and Forest Service Visitor Center' Welcomes over 125 thousand Route 66 visitors a year, through its doors, to view interactive exhibits featuring Main Street America and Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: 4/28/2015

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 - Soulsby's Service - Mount Olive, Illinois, USA.

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Soulsby's Service is a historic Gas Station in Mount Olive, Illinois. This vintage Gas Service Station is located along on the 1930-1940 alignment of historic Route 66. Soulsby's is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: 5/9/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 - Sky View Drive-In - Litchfield, Illinois, USA.

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The Sky View Drive-In Theatre in Litchfield is located on Old Route 66. According to the Theatre web site, and an Information Plaque nearby, Sky View is the last operating drive-in on Historic Route 66 in Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: 5/23/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMuseum and Route 66 Welcome Center - Litchfield, Illinoise, USA.

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A new History Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center - The attraction is alongside the Historic Old Route 66, built on the site of the former ‘Vic’ Suhling Gas For Less, the old Googie neon sign has been preserved.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: 5/9/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadThe Painted Dessert Inn - Navajo, Arizona, USA.

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The Painted Desert Inn - National Historic Landmark, located at Kachina Point, in the Petrified Forest National Park. The Inn once served food and lodging as a respite for travellers along, 'Route 66' in Navajo, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: 3/19/2015

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadFunks Grove Maple Sirup Camp - Shirley, Ilinois, USA.

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Funks Grove Maple Sirup Camp, a Route 66, roadside attraction, and now a route 66 Gift shop and yes still selling Syrup, (opps they spell it Sirup - the old fashioned way.) Located near Shirley, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: 5/9/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOld Log Cabin Inn - Pontiac, Iilinois, USA.

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The Old Log Cabin Inn - Historic roadside Route 66 Restaurant and Gas Service Station. The cabin was turned around to face Route 66 when the road opened in 1926. The Restaurant is still serving customers, in Pontiac, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: 5/9/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadHistoric Route 66 - Sidewalk Highway - Afton, Oklahoma, USA.

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'Ribbon Road' or 'Sidewalk Highway' is the original Route 66, Nine feet wide roadbed, which remains visible through the gravel, and cracked asphalt, You get a real feeling for the past when you drive this section of the historic Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/4/2014

last visited: 5/11/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadPhillips 66 - Gas Station - Route 66 - McLean, Texas, USA.

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A 1928 cottage style Phillips 66, Gas station, closed in 1970, restored in 1992 by the Old Route 66 Association of Texas. The first Gas station for Phillips Petroleum in Texas. The tiny gas station is located on the Westbound alignment of Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Texas

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: 5/16/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWill Rogers Highway - Route 66 Monument - Afton, Oklahoma, USA

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A 'Will Rogers Highway' / 'Route 66' monument has been placed alongside the nine feet wide, so called 'Ribbon Road' or 'Sidewalk Highway' located in Ottawa County, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: 5/11/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 Monument - Narcissa, Oklahoma, USA.

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A granite 'Route 66' monument has been placed alongside the nine feet wide, so called 'Ribbon Road' or 'Sidewalk Highway' located in Ottawa County, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: 8/25/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMKT Mining Museum - Galena, Kansas, USA

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The Galena Mining & Historical Museum is an interesting stop along Route 66. Occupying an old Missouri-Kansas-Texas, railroad depot that was moved from another location on the original Historic Route 66 in Galena.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/2/2014

last visited: 5/14/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 Bridge - Wellston, OK

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The bridge over Captain Creek, west of Wellston, was part of the original Route 66 when it traveled through the town of Wellston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/17/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 Mural Park - Joplin MO

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Located at 7th & Main in historic downtown Joplin, this new park is a nod to the Route 66 heritage of this town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: 3/21/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadConnor Hotel - Joplin MO

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This granite marker is on the front lawn of the Joplin Public Library - "A memorial to the grand lady of Joplin, the Connor Hotel, 4th & Main Street".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMother Jones Monument - Mount Olive IL

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Marry Harris Jones, or "Mother Jones" as she was known, was an activist in labor and union politics both in Illinois and throughout the United States and Canada. She fought hard for unions for miners so that they could be guaranteed decent and safe working conditions. She died in 1930 at the age of 100, and preceding this asked to be buried with "her boys" in the Union Miner's Cemetery in Mt. Olive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/25/2013

last visited: 6/5/2015

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadFair Oaks Pharmacy - South Pasadena, California

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The Fair Oaks Pharmacy is known for being located on Historic Route 66. It is a nostalgic corner drug store in historic South Pasadena, California, featuring old fashioned soda fountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/30/2013

last visited: never

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