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Clinton in Custer County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

U.S. 66

Will Rogers Highway

 
 
U.S. 66 - Willl Rogers Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 25, 2003
1. U.S. 66 - Willl Rogers Highway Marker
Inscription. The Oklahoma Route 66 Museum opened on September 23, 1995. The museum is operated by the Oklahoma Historical Society, and focuses on the history of Route 66.

The redevelopment of the museum was funded with federal, state, and private funds, with the citizens of Clinton, Oklahoma contributing over $200,000.

Will Rogers and Route 66 are symbols of American optimism. They have become internationally known, sharing Oklahoma with the world.

"We are here just for a spell and then pass on...so get a few laughs and do the best you can. Live your life so that whenever you lose, you are ahead."
Will Rogers
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S. Route 66 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 30.399′ N, 98° 59.203′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Oklahoma, in Custer County. Marker is on West Gary Boulevard (Business Interstate 40) 0.1 miles south of West Modelle Avenue (Oklahoma Route 73), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2229 West Gary Boulevard, Clinton OK 73601, United States of America.
 
Also see . . .
1. Oklahoma Route 66 Museum. (Submitted on January 31, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. The Oklahoma Route 66 Museum
Route 66 Museum image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 25, 2003
2. Route 66 Museum
. The Oklahoma Historical Society. (Submitted on January 31, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. EducationRoads & Vehicles
 
1956 Ford Thunderbird image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 25, 2003
3. 1956 Ford Thunderbird
Route 66 Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 30, 1996
4. Route 66 Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 644 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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