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Near Miami in Ottawa County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Historic Route 66 Ribbon Road - Sidewalk Highway

Oklahoma Historic Route 66

 
 
Historic Route 66 Ribbon Road - Sidewalk Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 21, 2015
1. Historic Route 66 Ribbon Road - Sidewalk Highway Marker
Inscription.

Completed in 1922 as Federal Highway Project No. 8. Running 15.46 miles from Miami to Afton. The only remaining 9' section of original pavement on the old Route 66 system, taken out of service in 1937. A National Register of Historic Places Site.

[Dedicated] 10-23-12
 
Erected 2012.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S. Route 66 marker series.
 
Location. 36° 48.931′ N, 94° 55.607′ W. Marker is near Miami, Oklahoma, in Ottawa County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 59/69 and 140th Road, on the left when traveling south on U.S. 59/69. Click for map. Marker and road remnant are about four miles southwest of Miami. Marker is in this post office area: Miami OK 74354, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gateway Sign (approx. 4.7 miles away); Miami Trust and Savings Bank Clock (approx. 4.9 miles away); Hadley Building (approx. 4.9 miles away); Miami, Oklahoma (approx. 5 miles away); Coleman Theatre (approx. 5 miles away); David Froman (approx. 5 miles away); Steve & Cassie Gaines (approx. 5 miles away); Moscelyne Larkin (approx. 5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Miami.
 
Also see . . .

Historic Route 66 Ribbon Road - Sidewalk Highway and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 21, 2015
2. Historic Route 66 Ribbon Road - Sidewalk Highway and Marker

1. Miami Original Nine-Foot Section of Route 66 Roadbed National Register Registration Form. (Submitted on February 28, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Oklahoma Route 66 Association. (Submitted on February 28, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Route 66 Travel Itinerary. (Submitted on February 28, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. National Historic Route 66 Federation. (Submitted on February 28, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesRoads & Vehicles
 
Historic Route 66 Original Nine-Foot Section (140th Road) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 21, 2015
3. Historic Route 66 Original Nine-Foot Section (140th Road)
Looking east
Historic Route 66 Original Nine-Foot Section (140th Road) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 21, 2015
4. Historic Route 66 Original Nine-Foot Section (140th Road)
Looking east
BannerB Gets His Kicks on Route 66 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 21, 2015
5. BannerB Gets His Kicks on Route 66
He was more interested in the nearby cattle
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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