Courtesy of Missouri Division of Tourism
The Route 66 Rocker sits at the Route 66 Outpost in Fanning.
November 11, 1926: Route 66 was commissioned to run from Chicago and to Los Angeles, passing through Missouri on the way. Missouri still celebrates its Route 66 heritage today.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.