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Route 66 through Kansas
Continuing up Galena's Main Street, Historic Route 66 passes Howard "Pappy" Litch Park. The small green space includes a gazebo and a monument to the Will Rogers Highway (Route 66). An original 1952 Will Rogers Highway plaque, previously located at the Missouri/Kansas State Line, has been placed at the base of the monument in downtown Galena, Kansas.
Continue on south on old Route 66 to 7th Street and turn right on KS-66.
As Historic Route 66 starts west out of Galena, you will pass the Galena Mining and Historical Museum. At first glance, the museum in the old MKT depot isn't very large, but a larger building has been added to the rear.
Historic Route 66 in Kansas
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