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Pacific lands grant to buy scenic lookout

Pacific lands grant to buy scenic lookout

The city of Pacific, Missouri, has been awarded a $350,000 grant to help buy Lookout on Jensen’s Point off Route 66, reported the Washington Missourian. The St. Louis County Parks awarded the grant earlier this month. Pacific’s parks and recreation…

TV show goes ghost-hunting at Grand Canyon Caverns

Grand Canyon Caverns on Route 66 near Peach Springs, Arizona, will be the subject of an episode of the Travel Channel’s “Ghost Adventures,” according to the Kingman Daily Miner. Route 66 Paranormal Investigators, based in Kingman, worked with show host…

Oklahoma may repair or replace railings on historic bridges

Mead & Hunt, an engineering and planning firm with offices nationwide, is working with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation on the possibility of repairing or replacing railings on historic bridges along the Route 66 corridor. Route 66 in Oklahoma is…

Bob Waldmire exhibit planned in Walldog museum

Bob Waldmire exhibit planned in Walldog museum

An exhibit of the artwork and artifacts of late Route 66 artist Bob Waldmire will be in the Walldog Mural and Sign Art Museum in Pontiac, Illinois, by May, reported the Pontiac Daily Leader. The show, named the Bob Waldmire…

Boot Hill restaurant will be auctioned next month

Boot Hill restaurant will be auctioned next month

Boot Hill Saloon & Grill along Route 66 in Vega, Texas, will be auctioned Feb. 28 after owner Rory Schepisi said she suffered steep revenue losses. Schepisi made the announcement on Facebook on Monday: Well it’s official, the building that…

Kingman Club sign restored

Kingman Club sign restored

The owner of a soon-to-open craft beer and wine bar in downtown Kingman, Arizona, restored the famous Kingman Club neon sign and relighted it during a ceremony Saturday night. The House of Hops, which plans to open by summer, are…

Cyrus Avery’s grandson weighs in on merger

The Tulsa World published a follow-up to the merger Jan. 5 of the National Historic Route 66 Federation and the Route 66 Alliance into the U.S. 66 Highway Association. And look who was in a video made by the newspaper…

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