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See [[Beale Wagon Road]]{{Wikipedia|U.S. Route 66}}
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See [[Beale Wagon Road]]{{Wikipedia|U.S. Route 66}}  
  
===History===
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=== History ===
Route 66 was established on November 11, 1926—with road signs erected the following year.<ref>"[http://www.legendsofamerica.com/66-timeline.html Route 66 Timeline]". Legends of America. Retrieved April 15, 2012.</ref>
 
  
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Route 66 was established on November 11, 1926—with road signs erected the following year.<ref>"[http://www.legendsofamerica.com/66-timeline.html Route 66 Timeline]". Legends of America. Retrieved April 15, 2012.</ref> Route 66 through the Southwestern United States generally followed the old wagon road blazed by Edward Beale in 1858 and 1859. See [[Beale Wagon Road]].
  
===Route===
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=== Route ===
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For a detailed interactive map of the route, see [http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/route66/index.html National Park Service, Route 66, Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itierary]
  
===Websites===
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=== Websites ===
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*[http://content.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2000095,00.html A Brief History of Route 66]
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*[http://www.national66.org/resources/history-of-route-66/ History of Route 66]
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*[http://www.legendsofamerica.com/66-info.html Legendary Route 66]
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*[http://www.theroadwanderer.net/route66.htm Shadows of Old Route 66]
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*[http://www.historic66.com/ Auto Circle from USAA]
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*[http://www.nps.gov/rt66/HistSig/ Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program]
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*[http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/route66/Route66_overview.html National Park Service, Route 66 Overview]
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*[http://www.okhistory.org/sites/route66 Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma Route 66 Museum]
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*[http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/route-66-decertified June 27, 1985: Route 66 decertified]
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*[http://www.route66world.com/66_history/ Route 66 History]
  
===Bibliography===
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=== Bibliography ===
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*Kittel, Gerd, Alexander Bloom, and Freddy Langer. Route 66. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2002.
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*National Historic Route 66 Federation. Route 66 Dining & Lodging Guide. Lake Arrowhead, CA: National Historic Route 66 Federation, 2011.
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*Steil, Tim, and Jim Luning. Route 66. Osceola, WI: MBI Pub. Co, 2000.
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*Dunaway, David King, Michael Wallis, and Robert Waldmire. A Route 66 Companion. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2012.
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*Wallis, Michael. Route 66: The Mother Road. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990.
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*McClanahan, Jerry, Jim Ross, and Shellee Graham. Route 66 Sightings. Arcadia, Okla: Ghost Town Press, 2011.
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Latest revision as of 04:24, 20 March 2018

See Beale Wagon Road

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: U.S. Route 66

History[edit | edit source]

Route 66 was established on November 11, 1926—with road signs erected the following year.[1] Route 66 through the Southwestern United States generally followed the old wagon road blazed by Edward Beale in 1858 and 1859. See Beale Wagon Road.

Route[edit | edit source]

For a detailed interactive map of the route, see National Park Service, Route 66, Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itierary

Websites[edit | edit source]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • Kittel, Gerd, Alexander Bloom, and Freddy Langer. Route 66. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2002.
  • National Historic Route 66 Federation. Route 66 Dining & Lodging Guide. Lake Arrowhead, CA: National Historic Route 66 Federation, 2011.
  • Steil, Tim, and Jim Luning. Route 66. Osceola, WI: MBI Pub. Co, 2000.
  • Dunaway, David King, Michael Wallis, and Robert Waldmire. A Route 66 Companion. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2012.
  • Wallis, Michael. Route 66: The Mother Road. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990.
  • McClanahan, Jerry, Jim Ross, and Shellee Graham. Route 66 Sightings. Arcadia, Okla: Ghost Town Press, 2011.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Route 66 Timeline". Legends of America. Retrieved April 15, 2012.
Wikipedia
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