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Rolla, MO

Route 66 winds its way through Rolla a couple of different alignments. This page uses parts of both to help you find some of the historic landmarks.
xDillon Court
13531 Old Highway 66, Rolla, MO 65401
Built in 1945 with 5 individual cabins and called in honor of the Dillon school district. The cabins were later connected ... read more
xRoute 66 Motors, Rolla
12661 Old Hwy. 66
Route 66 Motors occupies a 1940 Delano Thrifty Service station. This was the Strawhun Grocery and Filling ... read more
Mule Trading Post & Tack Shop
11160 Dillon Outer Rd (I-44 Exit 189)
The 1946 Mule Trading Post moved here when it was by-passed in 1957 The neon Mule sign was restored and ... read more
xStonehenge & Observatory
14th & Bishop Ave (Rt 66).
This is a half-scale partial replica of Stonehenge in Salisbury Plain SW of London. See directions on page ... read more
Phelps County Bank
718 N. Pine St.
The is the 1931 Hotel Edwin Long / National Bank of Rolla, it had a notable role in the history of Route 66 when it ... read more


Rolla Public Library
900 Pine St, Rolla, MO
This was the US Post Office from 1915-1965. The library features a neat Mural in a pocket park ... read more

Side Trip:
There's a neat old Courthouse and Log Cabin a few blocks south of Route 66. Continue south on Roll At and cross the railroad tracks and turn right into the Log Cabin parking lot. The Courthouse is across the street.

John A Dillon Log House
302 Third St, Rolla, MO
This house was made of hand-hewn logs in 1857 in Dillon Missouri and moved to this location in 1969. It served as the ... read more

Historic Phelps County Courthouse
3rd & Rolla
The Phelps County Courthouse was completed in 1860 and was used as the Phelps County Courthouse until 1994. It was ... read more

Back on 66:
Go north on Rolla to 6th St. then west 3 blocks to angle left onto Kingshighway. Follow Kingshighway to the roundabout at I-44 and head west onto Martin Springs DR,

Totem Pole Trading Post
1413 Martin Springs Dr.
The Totem Pole Trading Post started in 1933 as a gas station and tourist cabins about 9 miles west of here. It move ... read more

Zeno's Steak House Site
1621 Martin Springs Dr.
Zeno's Motel opened in 1957 with 32 units. When it closed in October 2011, it had 50 rooms and ... read more

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xStay tuned, there's more to come!  

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.