On Parade Road south of Old U.S. 66, on the left when traveling south.
This original section of Historic Route 66 was dedicated in 1926. The alignment was first known as Route 4. Memory Lane is open to drive on during Lexington's annual Route 66 reunion, car show/parade and other special Route 66 events.
We invite . . . — — Map (db m163090) HM
On Old U.S. 66 south of West Main Street, on the right when traveling north.
In 1926, construction began on a 2,448-mile highway from Chicago to Santa Monica, California. Route 66 reflected the increased use of motorized vehicles. The road, which cut diagonally across Illinois, passed through Lexington. Sleek restaurants, . . . — — Map (db m157028) HM
On North Cherry Street north of North Harrison Street, on the left when traveling north.
The John Patton Cabin, originally situated 3½ miles southeast of this site, is a structure intimately linked with the relations of whites and Indians on the Illinois frontier. Built with the assistance of Kickapoo Indians from a nearby village, . . . — — Map (db m160059) HM