The Blues Brothers - Joliet, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
N 41° 31.688 W 088° 04.975
16T E 409655 N 4597953
Quick Description: The Blues Brothers - iconic "musicians" of 1980 Chicagoland - are seated here at the Route 66 Museum in Joliet, IL.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/30/2011 3:52:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMC64X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 7

Long Description:
Actually three terrific musicians are featured in this waymark photo - one is not a statue however. Today's guest is my niece visiting from out of town and enjoying a tour of unusual sites in the western suburbs. (She is an accomplished pianist and singer.)

The Route 66 Welcome Center includes a small museum with interpretive information about Rt. 66 and also about the town of Joliet. The Lincoln Highway, Dixie Highway, and Rt. 66 all passed through the town of Joliet.

Of course Jake Blues, just out from nearby Joliet Prison, was famous for putting together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised. (IMDB (visit link) )
Location description: inside Rt. 66 Museum

Statue's Subject: Jake & Elwood Blues - The Blues Brothers

Artist: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Photo of the statue with person sitting on bench next to the statue, standing next to the statue or other-wise interacting appropriately with the statue(face of person does not need to show, gps does not need to be in photo).
Extra credit for having fun!!!

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