Few People Know That Missouri Is The Birthplace Of Route 66, The Most Famous Road In America

Ask anyone you come across – whether they’re Missourians or not – to name the most famous historic road in the United States. Chances are the majority are going to immediately respond with “Route 66.” However, how many know that the birthplace of Route 66 is right here in Missouri?

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Did you know that Missouri is the birthplace of Route 66? What’s your favorite attraction on the famous road? Let us know in the comments! If you love learning about Missouri’s rich history, you’ll probably want to check out these 17 Historical Landmarks You Absolutely Must Visit in Missouri.

Address: Rte 66, Springfield, MO, USA