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FOCUS ON THE BACKROADS: ROUTE 66 – ARCADIA OKLAHOMA

On November 11, 1926 Route 66 was established. Route 66 ran 2,448 miles from Chicago, Illions, through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona before it ended in Santa Monica, California. It would become on of the most famous highways not only in the US but in the world! Route 66 became the major […]

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FOCUS ON THE BACKROADS – Texas Wildflowers

Every state has something that it can boast about – California has beaches, Colorado has mountains, New Mexico has amazing sunsets and in TEXAS we have wildflowers. Every April wild flowers start appearing along the highways and backroads of the state. At the first sighting, parents grab their children dressed them in colorful outfits, to […]

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FOCUS ON THE BACKROADS – TEXAS DANCE HALLS: ANHALT HALL/Spring Branch TX

During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries German and Czech immigrants built numerous dance halls throughout Texas. These halls served as community centers, providing folks a place to meet with others who shared the same language, customs, and interest. These halls were meeting places where the community conducted business. More importantly the halls were […]

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FOCUS ON THE BACKROADS: Backroad CRITTERS

CRITTER: (noun) a living creature or animal In the book of Genesis 1 we read how God created the Earth. After the earth was created he made the animals of the oceans, the air and land. To paraphrase Genesis 1:25 And God made the Critters of the earth…….and God saw that if was good. Critters […]

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