The 1887 Yeakly Chapel is on the southwest corner at junction of Farm
Road 65 and MO 266, look for the Yeakly Cemetery sign up by the road.
The current building replaced an 1882 church that was destroyed by
fire. John Yeakly donated the land and assisted in the construction
of the new church. A small cemetery is next door and John Yeakly is
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
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.