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Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Stories & News from Illinois Route 66

Springfield Tourism

Springfield Tourism Contributes to Record Economic Growth in Illinois

Springfield & Sangamon County generated $17.2 million in local tax revenue and $536.8 million in visitor spending. Springfield, Ill., September ...
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Black Experiences Grant Program

Black Experiences Grant Program Part of Road Ahead’s Centennial Celebration

Route 66, USA-Historic Route 66 turns 100 years old in 2026, and the party is starting. The Route 66 Road Ahead ...
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Route 66 Extraordinary Women Micro-Grant Program

Route 66 Extraordinary Women Micro-Grant to Support Women Across The Mother Road

Route 66, USA – The Route 66 Road Ahead Partnership is celebrating Women Equality Day with the 2023 Route 66 ...
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Ace Sign Co. wins 2023 Signs of the Times “Best of Show” Award for the Illinois State Fairgrounds Route 66 Experience

The Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway offers congratulations to Ace Sign Company of Springfield, Illinois for winning the top award ...
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