This presentation is part of Are We There Yet? Preservation of Roadside Architecture & Attractions Symposium, Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 10-12, 2018.

By Rhys Martin

Abstract

The presentation will feature Route 66 attractions in Oklahoma, including but not limited to:

  • Coleman Theatre in Miami
  • Sidewalk Highway near Narcissa
  • Meadow Gold Sign in Tulsa
  • Rock Creek Bridge in Sapulpa
  • Main Street in Depew
  • Lincoln County Express near Stroud
  • Rock of Ages Station near Arcadia
  • Round Barn in Arcadia
  • Lucille’s Station in Hydro

I will talk about the historic significance of each site as well as how these sites have changed from their original condition to how they exist today, if at all.

Bio

Rhys Martin is a photographer and travel writer from Tulsa, OK.  After a 10-month international backpacking journey, he focused his attention on Route 66 and the American experience.  He has traveled all 2,400 miles of the Mother Road and regularly seeks out forgotten corners of the Midwest.  Rhys writes a monthly travel column for Tulsa People Magazine and his work has been featured in This Land, Route 66 Magazine, Nimrod Journal, Inbound Asia Magazine, The Oklahoman, and the Tulsa World.

 

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