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Route 66 - The Mother Road
Managed By: Icon Here Road Warriors
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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 RoadRoute 66 For Sale - Luther, OK

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This is a privately-owned historical preservation site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/6/2011

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOgden Avenue Corridor marker - Berwyn, IL

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A new informational sign explaining the local history of Route 66 as it was developed from an Indian trail then plank road heading southwest out of Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/2/2011

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBuckingham Fountain - Chicago, IL

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Buckingham Fountain served as the eastern terminus of Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/29/2011

last visited: 8/6/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadHillbilly whirygig sign, Rolla, Missouri

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This whirlygig hillbilly was once owned by the Hillbilly Store, which was originally located in Devil's Elbow, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/3/2011

last visited: 9/2/2013

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadStony Dell Resort, Arlington, Missouri

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Stony Dell was one of the busiest destination resorts along historic Route 66 in the 1930-1940's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/2/2011

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadHistoric Route 66 ~ National Back Country Byway

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This stretch of Historic Route 66 is one of the sections designated a National Back Country Byway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member brwhiz

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/24/2011

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadPontiac's Swinging Bridges - Pontiac, IL

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Pontiac, a small town on the old Route 66 has three swinging bridges- all spanning the Vermillion River in Pontiac, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/15/2011

last visited: 6/13/2011

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadAtlanta Public Library - Atlanta, Illinois

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This octagonally-shaped library is located at 100 SE Race St., Atlanta, IL and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/15/2011

last visited: 9/4/2012

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadLincoln Tomb - Springfield, Illinois

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Abraham Lincoln and his family are entombed in Oak Ridge Cemetery...just a few blocks from the old Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/15/2011

last visited: 4/2/2013

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 Sculpture - Joliet, IL

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This sculpture is located in front of the Route 66 Museum in Joilet, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/13/2011

last visited: 8/19/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMain Street of America, Will Rogers Memorial Highway, Galena, KS

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This memorial monument testifies that the road by the sign has been designated part of "The Mother Road", also known as Route 66 or Will Rogers Memorial Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/4/2011

last visited: 9/2/2013

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadFirst Street Pathway - Winslow, Arizona

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This pathway posts classic poems you might have read on the road ....

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Tsegi Mike and Desert Viking

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/12/2011

last visited: 7/28/2013

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWorld Famous Big Texan Steak Ranch - Amarillo, TX

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The Big Texan is a steakhouse restaurant and motel located in Amarillo, TX which opened on Route 66 in 1960. It is best known for its 72oz steak, nicknamed "The Texas King" which is free to anyone who can finish the entire meal in less than an hour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ArmyFamily4

location: Texas

date approved: 3/28/2011

last visited: 6/16/2007

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadArcadia News Journal - Arcadia, CA

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This building used to house the Arcadia News Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/12/2011

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadThreatt's Filling Station - Luther, OK

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Route 66 had its difficulties for African-American travelers. Threatt's was a welcome oasis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/9/2011

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOld Rock Filling Station - Luther, OK

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This old CONOCO station is one of the oldest relics along Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/5/2011

last visited: 8/18/2012

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadNeedles El Garces Train Station

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One of the grandest Harvey House Hotel, Restaurant & Santa Fe Train Stations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member leadhiker

location: California

date approved: 12/11/2010

last visited: 6/14/2007

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBlue Hole Park Recreation Area - Santa Rosa, NM

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A historic blue hole is open to the public (dive permits required). A cooperative effort with the NM Natural Resources Department & US Department of Interior.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ChapterhouseInc

location: New Mexico

date approved: 11/3/2010

last visited: 10/2/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadAnn's Chicken Fry - Route 66 - Oklahoma City, OK

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A step back in time on The Mother Road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/22/2010

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadLincoln Court Motel - Chandler, OK

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An historic Route 66 motel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/17/2010

last visited: 3/15/2012

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 Station - Davenport, OK

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Just east of the halfway mark on Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/10/2010

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 Interpretive Center - Chandler, OK

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As you enter Chandler from the east, prepare yourself to go on Mother Road Overload.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/10/2010

last visited: 3/15/2012

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadAzusa Civic Center - Azusa, CA

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The historic Azusa civic center is on the former Route 66 (now Foothill Blvd)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2010

last visited: 9/14/2012

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadSeaba's Station - Route 66 - Warwick, OK

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Seven miles west of Chandler, this station is near the small town of Warwick, OK

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/6/2010

last visited: 5/4/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMilk Bottle Grocery - Oklahoma City, OK

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A Route 66 icon, well known and loved by Oklahoma Cityans

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/29/2010

last visited: 11/4/2012

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