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Joliet in Will County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Route 66 Visitors Center

Joliet 66 Roadside Attraction

 
 
Route 66 Visitors Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 30, 2020
1. Route 66 Visitors Center Marker
Inscription.  A clearinghouse for information as you travel down the Mother Road, the Route 66 Experience has information on Route 66, Lincoln Highway and all of Joliet! Visit the Free Route 66 Experience with interactive features to entertain for hours! A key stop on your visit to Downtown Joliet.

To find out all the ways to Get Your Kicks in Joliet, visit www.jolietkicks.com or call 1-877-4-JOLIET.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Lincoln Highway 🛣️, the Route 66 Roadside Attractions 🛣️, and the U.S. Route 66 🛣️ series lists.
 
Location. 41° 31.732′ N, 88° 4.995′ W. Marker is in Joliet, Illinois, in Will County. Marker is on North Ottawa Street (Illinois Route 53) near Webster Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at the southeast corner of a parking lot not too far from the actual museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 262 N Ottawa St, Joliet IL 60432, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joliet, Illinois (within shouting distance of this marker);
Route 66 Visitors Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 30, 2020
2. Route 66 Visitors Center Marker
The actual museum as well as the Renaissance Center are in the background.
Louis Joliet Renaissance Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Public Service Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joliet Public Library (about 600 feet away); Murray Building (about 700 feet away); Fehrenbacher Building (about 700 feet away); Level 3: Charles Reed (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Marx Brothers (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Joliet.
 
More about this marker. Marker has limited historical information but is part of a series of historical roads (see above).
 
Also see . . .  Joliet Kicks. Tourism website for the City of Joliet (mentioned on the marker). Contains information about Route 66 attractions, the museum, prison, and many others. (Submitted on October 7, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Route 66 Visitors Center image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 30, 2020
3. Route 66 Visitors Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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