Route 66 is a famous highway linking Chicago and Los Angeles via small, rural towns. Besides providing a path for landlocked American towns to the Pacific, it also brought business and tourism to the towns it passed through. Many of these businesses remain historic landmarks today. Take this quiz to learn more about the vintage businesses on Route 66.
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In what year was Route 66 opened?
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Why did people like to visit the Georgian Hotel in Santa Monica, California?
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Which famous Hollywood star used the Georgian Hotel as a hideout from the press?
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Who currently owns the town of Amboy, California?
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James Taylor used a shack to build the Jackrabbit Trading Post in Joseph City, Arizona. How many jackrabbits did Taylor line the roof with?
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How far from the Jackrabbit Trading Post can billboards for the shop be seen?
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How many Wigwam Village Motels still exist?
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What was the Tee Pee Curios Trading Post in Tucumcari, New Mexico, originally built as?
Question 9 of 20
What was the Haunted Natatorium when it was opened in 1922?
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Why is the Natatorium haunted?
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What is unique about the Cadillacs at Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, Texas?
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How have the owners of Cadillac Ranch tried to encourage people to visit their ranch?
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What movie depicted the Cadillacs at Cadillac Ranch?
Question 14 of 20
Lucille's is named after Lucille Hamons, who operated her porch-style gas station until she died in what year?
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How tall is Ed Galloway's Totem Pole?
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How many drive-in theaters were there in the 1950s and 1960s?
Question 17 of 20
What did Ted Drewe sell in his store, located on Route 66 in St. Louis, Missouri?
Question 18 of 20
How did the Cozy Dog Drive-In in Springfield, Illinois, get its name?
Question 19 of 20
What is significant about Buckingham Fountain in Chicago, Illinois?
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