We grew up on Route 66. As an Oklahoma City-born, Edmond-bred, Tulsa-raised Sooner grad... it had become a cliche. I've probably seen more 'Route 66' signs than American Flags at this point in my life. Sure, I knew what it was, but I didn't know what it really was. This amazing museum has a room dedicated to each decade, showing how Historic Route 66 contributed to modern America. When Jeremy insisted on stopping in at the museum, I wasn't expecting to be overcome with so many emotions from pride and gratitude to a deep resonance that one only feels when you realize that every city you've ever called home was founded on the highway that made America what it is today. 

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 Found in the 60's room of the museum, for obvious reasons!

Found in the 60's room of the museum, for obvious reasons!

 My grandfather was in the 3rd class of the OHP. 

My grandfather was in the 3rd class of the OHP. 

 Did you know the parking meter was invented in OKC?

Did you know the parking meter was invented in OKC?

 Wind farming is really growing in this part of the state. We think they are beautiful. 

Wind farming is really growing in this part of the state. We think they are beautiful. 

 Route 66 goes right through all of the towns we have known our entire lives! 

Route 66 goes right through all of the towns we have known our entire lives! 

 Lucille's Vintage Roadhouse had a delicious and historic diner.

Lucille's Vintage Roadhouse had a delicious and historic diner.

 We spotted not one but two vintage unicycles at Lucille's! 

We spotted not one but two vintage unicycles at Lucille's! 

Visiting this amazing museum has opened our eyes to the rich history we have grown up accustomed to. We bought a Route 66 sticker for our little trailer, and hope to collect more memories along this historic highway as the summer trucks along! 

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