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Avilla, MO

The original alignment of Route 66 (now MO 96) runs through Avilla on what was once known as Old Carthage Road.
Log City Camp Site
1/2 mile west of CO Rd U
The Log Cabin Camo was built in 1926, by 1938 it had 14 modern cottages as well as a dinning room ... read more
Midway Service & Cafe
2644 Hwy. 96
This 1930 building was moved to this site before the early 1950s. In the 1970s the gas station was destroyed by ... read more
Hardesty Cabin, Nichols Garage
1168 Hwy. 96
Also known as White Oak Cabins and Hardesty Filling Station. The cabin was ... read more
IOOF Lodge
Hwy. 96
The IOOF Hall was built in 1885, with a first floor commercial storefront and second floor was a meeting room ... read more

Old Flo's Tavern
Flo's Tavern lived in the building next to the IOOF Lodge and stone store. The place was called Bernie's when we went by in 2016 ... read more
x1915 Post Office
205 Greenfield St.
The post office is located in this neat little 1915 bank ... read more
xOld Gas Stations or Garages
Route 66
These old gas stations and garages on the south side Hwy. 96 between Elm & Sarcoxie Streets ... 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.