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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…

Michael Wallis busy touting Route 66

Those who are familiar with “Route 66: The Mother Road” author and speaker Michael Wallis know that he cites the allure of Route 66 pretty regularly. However, in the past week or so, he has given the ol’ Mother Road considerable…

A chat with Jerry McClanahan

KC Keefer adds to his “Genuine Route 66 Life” video series with a talk with Route 66 artist, author and researcher Jerry McClanahan at his studio in Chandler, Oklahoma. McClanahan has been traveling regularly on Route 66 for more than…

Book review: “Father of Route 66: The Story of Cy Avery”

Some may assume Cyrus Avery became known as “The Father of Route 66″ simply because he was lucky enough to be in the right place at the right time when the highway became designated and federally certified in 1926. But…

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