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Helendale, CA

Originally called Point of Rocks, then Helen and finally Helendale this is a small community that sits on historic Route 66 between Hodge and Oro Grande.
xJ. W. Burden's Store
27075 National Trails Hwy.
The J.W. Burden's Store and Post Office was built in 1926 and is the oldest remaining building on this stretch of ... read more
xHelendale Market
26428 National Trails Hwy.
The Helendale Market is a convenience store and deli. The Polygas sign is visible in the background ... read more

xWatson's Richfield Station
25753 National Trails Hwy.
A couple minutes west of the Helendale Market is the former Watson's Richfield Station and Auto Repair ... read more

xMolly Brown's Cafe
24949 National Trails Hwy.
The former White Orange Cafe & Motel has become Molly Brown's Country Cafe and ... read more

xSagebrush Annie's
24707 National Trails Hwy.
The Sage Brush Service Station eventually grew into Sagebrush Annie's Roadhouse ... read more

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x About Us We started traveling Historic U.S. Route 66 as a destination in 2009. It's like a 2,400 mile long drive back in time from Chicago to Santa Monica! more
xDid You Know: Many parts of the old 4 lane Route 66 were reverted to a 2 lane road after 66 was realigned to the interstate. In many places the abandoned lanes are still there.