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Steak 'n Shake, Springfield, Missouri

Route 66 Roadside Attraction

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
1. Steak 'n Shake, Springfield, Missouri Marker
The Route 66 Roadside Attraction part on top is missing.
Inscription.  One of the few remaining "old style" designs for this chain of drive-in restaurants, opened in 1962. It still features curb service, steak burgers and hand-dipped milkshakes.
 
Erected by Hampton Hotels Save-a-Landmark program.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Route 66 Roadside Attractions 🛣️, and the U.S. Route 66 🛣️ series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1962.
 
Location. 37° 12.567′ N, 93° 16.571′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of South National Avenue and East St. Louis Street, on the right when traveling south on South National Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1158 E St Louis Street, Springfield MO 65802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Springfield (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shrine Mosque (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Washington Avenue Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jewell Theater
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By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
2. Steak 'n Shake, Springfield, Missouri Marker
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(approx. ¾ mile away); St. Paul United Methodist Church (approx. ¾ mile away); John T. Woodruff (approx. ¾ mile away); The Colonial Hotel (approx. ¾ mile away); First Post Office in Springfield (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .  Route 66 Steak 'n Shake on Wikipedia. This is the only Steak 'n Shake location with a listing on the National Register of Historic Places (#12000462 in 2012). (Submitted on April 11, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Additional keywords. fast food, restaurant chain
 
Steak 'n Shake, Springfield, Missouri Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
3. Steak 'n Shake, Springfield, Missouri Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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