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So what’s going to be in the OKPOP museum?

So what’s going to be in the OKPOP museum?

After a topsy-turvy session in the Oklahoma Legislature, major funding for the OKPOP museum finally was approved and is slated to open in Tulsa’s Brady District in 2018. A lot of people assume the museum is going to focus on…

Negro Motorist Green Book project wins grant

Negro Motorist Green Book project wins grant

A project to document Route 66 properties listed in editions of the Negro Motorist Green Book was awarded a 2015 grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. According a release from the foundation, it awarded…

More Genuine Route 66 Lives

KC Keefer recently uploaded a few more videos as part of his Genunine Route 66 Life series. Here is Bob Russell, mayor of Pontiac, Illinois, who personally greets many Route 66 travelers as they arrive in downtown Pontiac. The clip…

Route 66 advocate named to Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame

Route 66 advocate named to Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame

Sally Bourne Ferrell of Chandler, Oklahoma, an early leader in the creation of the Oklahoma Route 66 Association and one of the champions in restoring a historic armory that became the Route 66 Interpretive Center, was announced as an inductee to the…

“Kids on 66″ e-book is updated

“Kids on 66″ e-book is updated

Emily Priddy’s “Kids on 66″ e-book that’s available on the Amazon Kindle platform has been updated just in time for the 2015 tourism season on Route 66. Here’s the description: This edition of Route 66 for Kids, newly updated for…

Interview with “The 66 Kid” author

Artist and western historian Bob Boze Bell was interviewed for about 13 minutes by a PBS television station at Arizona State University about his new biography, “The 66 Kid: Raised on the Mother Road,” that deals primarily with his childhood…

“Eternal Route 66″ DVD produced

“Eternal Route 66″ DVD produced

Chuck Williams, who parlayed his Christian faith and enthusiasm for Route 66 into two editions of his “Eternal Route 66″ book, recently announced he’s created an “Eternal Route 66″ DVD filmed on the Mother Road. Here’s a trailer for the…

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