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Route 66

Fulton's Brick District the day before the 2017 Solar Eclipse. Image by Laura (Abernathy) Huffman for Population 91.

On Our Radar (Autumn 2017)

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By Laura (Abernathy) Huffman As I drove north to Jefferson City both Friday and Saturday I noticed that Mother Nature has began turning the page from summer to fall. Father Time reminded me that there is more to see and do in Missouri’s rural spaces than there are weekends left in the year. Here are our recommendations of places to…

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Downtown Saint James, Missouri. Image by Laura (Abernathy) Huffman for Population 91.

Missouri’s Route 66 Gems: Saint James & Waynesville

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We seek out the timelessness of the Mother Road. The byway promises a return to a simpler, unhurried time. But in our quest to find each Route 66 relic and artifact we rush past the smaller towns that provided the fibrous material that formed the cross country highway which connected us all. By Laura (Abernathy) Huffman I have deep affection,…

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3 Iconic Ozark Mountain River Views That You Have to See in Person!

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Whether you are a nature lover, a photographer, or just a fan of majestic scenery you should file these under “You have to see it to believe it!” What’s your favorite scenic spot in the Ozarks? Castor River Shut-Ins: Home to Missouri’s only pink granite shut-ins. From Fredericktown take Highway 72 east about three miles to Highway J. Turn left…

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“John & Eliza Fleming” during the 8th Annual Echoes from the Past trolley tour during Route 66 Cuba Fest. Image by Laura (Abernathy) Huffman for Population 91.

Route 66 Cuba Fest 2016

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An adventure buddy clued me in to Route 66 Cuba Fest this morning. As soon as the words “cemetery trolley” rolled off her tongue I was enthusiastically in. Karen had heard that the free trolley tickets normally went pretty quick. As soon as we arrived at the street festival in Cuba’s historic district we made a beeline to the trolley…

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John’s Modern Cabins- Phelps County

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Abandoned Route 66 motor court near the ghost town of Arlington in Phelps County, Missouri. October 2013.

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