Tag Archives: History

You Said We Couldn’t Do It, But We Did

There’s a new mural along Route 66 in Tulsa. Many travelers and locals know of the Meadow Gold sign near 11th and Peoria. Right next to the brick pavilion that serves as a home to that iconic neon structure, on … Continue reading

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A Western Oklahoma Ramble

On the last weekend of April, I headed west to attend a few events as the Tulsa County Representative for the Oklahoma Route 66 Association.  I had to be in Clinton on Saturday and Weatherford on Sunday, so I figured … Continue reading

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On the Road with Michael – St Louis II

(other installments of this series here) Sunday was another gloriously slow morning.  I drank coffee & ate the last two donuts from the Donut Drive-In while I looked out my window at the flower bed.  I checked the news, did … Continue reading

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Tulsa: Birthplace of the Hamburger

Today I thought I’d do something a little different.  I was recently made aware of an article written back in 1995 for the Oklahoma Today magazine about the origins of the hamburger.  Considering the subject matter and Tulsa’s place in … Continue reading

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My Route 66 Awakening

I started a new role at my workplace last week.  It was the first time in a long time that I’d moved to a different office and worked with a completely new group of people; as such, they didn’t know anything … Continue reading

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Sights in the City of Tulsa

My previous post was a guide down Route 66 in Tulsa.  As a follow-up I want to highlight other sights in the city that aren’t on the route itself, but provide a guide to what else the city of Tulsa has … Continue reading

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From OK to TX on Old 66

Last Thursday, Sam flew to New York to spend a few days with her family.  Although I couldn’t join her, I was super happy for her.  She hadn’t been up for a few years and, although her family was at the … Continue reading

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