Howardwick in Donley County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Route 66 Timeline
1903 - W.C. Rogers becomes last elected Cherokee Chief
1916 - Legislation for public transports
1926 - US highway 66, first highway to link the Midwest and Pacific Coast is born
1938 - Route 66 completely paved with asphalt
1946 - Bobby Troup travels US 66 inspiring him to write "Get Your Kicks On Route 66"
1953 - Dwight D. Eisenhower takes office as the 34th President of the United States
1960-64 - Weekly TV show revives the nostalgia of the old two-lane sensation
1970 - Most of Route 66 replaced by the modern interstate highway system
1985 - US Route 66 is officially decommissioned by the Highway Department
1998 -"The Run to the Heartland" was the first reunion of Route 66 enthusiasts since the 1960's
2001 - 75th Anniversary of Route 66
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the U.S. Route 66 🛣️ series list.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12670 I-40, Clarendon TX 79226, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Main Street USA" (within shouting distance of this marker); "Crossing Cattle County" (within shouting distance of this marker); "Transportation History" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); "A Cultural Calamity" (about 400 feet away); "East-West Connection" (about 400 feet away); "The Beginning" (about 400 feet away); "Wartime Impact" (about 400 feet away); "The Bunion Derby" (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Howardwick.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on January 2, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 4, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 9, 10, 11. submitted on January 2, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.