America's Road: The Journey of Route 66
An exhibit like America's Road: The Journey of Route 66 brings this experience into the museum gallery where you can get a taste of our shared history. It showcases the stories of people, places, and events from 1926 until today. The topics are relevant to anyone who wants to learn more about our country and its history.
The exhibit features a broad range of themes that run through the exhibit including the history of Route 66, evolution of automobile travel, innovations, communities and populations, as well as accounts of travelers and more. America's Road also features a photo essay created by photographer and author, Russell Olsen. Olsen researched and photographed 75 classic Route 66 service stations, motor courts, cafes, etc.
Visitors to America's Road have the opportunity to interact with the exhibit and each other in several ways:
-Population change over time map
-Drive-in theater experience
-Share travel stories
-Guess-the-artist radio show
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