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U.S. Route 66 - Wikipedia

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U.S. Route 66 also known as the Will Rogers Highway, the Main Street of America or the ..... "Historic Route 66" runs for a significant distance in and near Flagstaff, Arizona. Farther wes...

The History of Route 66 « National Historic Route 66

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The Depression Years and the War. In his famous social commentary, The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck proclaimed U. S. Highway 66 the “Mother Road.

Route 66 History Page | Route 66 World

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The famous highway originally started from Chicago, Illinois, and ran through ... Many of the realignments gave travelers faster and safer routes, or detoured ...

Route 66 | ROAD TRIP USA

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All the info for a Route 66 road trip whether you're going the distance from Chicago to Los Angeles or traveling a small stretch of this historic road.

Historic Route 66

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The oldest website on Route 66 contains all a traveller needs for his trip down old Route 66. This includes detailed turn-by-turn driving instructions down the ...

A Brief History of America's "Mother Road," Route 66 - TIME

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Jun 28, 2010 ... Twenty-five years ago on June 27, Route 66 was decommissioned. ... Parts of the route are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, ...

Why is Route 66 famous? - Quora

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To understand why Route 66 matters, you have to understand what it was, and what was going on in the Country when it was opened. First, Route 66 is not - and ...

Endangered Site: Historic Route 66, U.S.A. | Travel | Smithsonian

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The World Monuments Fund named Route 66 to its Watch List of endangered sites in 2008, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation included its motels  ...

What's so special about Route 66? | HowStuffWorks

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Read about the beginnings of historic Route 66 and why the idea of a Route 66 ... Known as "America's Highway" during its heyday, Route 66 was driven by ...

Route 66 - America's Historic Mother Road - History and Information

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Information on Route 66, including index to state by state directions, history of the towns along the route, legends, people, places, ghost towns and more.