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Canute, OK

Coming from the east you leave the north frontage road and cross over I-40 at exit 47 and head south on 9th St. to Old Route 66 at the first stop sign. Short sections of old 66 on both ends of town are easily missed
xCanute Heritage Center
Old Route 66 at 9th Street, Canute, OK
In 1994 the Heritage Center purchased, renovated and moved into the 1926 Catholic church building ... read more
xGreat Western Cattle Trail
Old Route 66 east of 9th St.
Turn east at 9th and old 66. These markers tell the history of Canute including the Great Western Cattle Trail ... read more
xHoly Family Catholic Cemetery
Old Route 66 east of 9th St.
Turn around here and head west. Located across the road from the historical markers ... read more
xCotton Boll Motel Sign
Old Route 66 at 6th St.
Here's a old neon motel sign that begs you to stop and take a photo, at least in the daylight hours ... read more
xCanute Service Station
Old Route 66 at Main St.
This is a cool looking late 1930s Deco Pueblo style gas station and cafe on the 1926 alignment of Route 66 ... read more
x1918 Jail
Behind the Canute Service Station
This jail was built in 1918 and stands in the alley on the west side of the Canute Service Station ... read more
xKupka Texaco Station Building
Old Route 66 at 4th St.
This old Texaco station has been standing here since the 1930s, at one time you could apply for a drivers license here ... read more
xWashita Motel Sign
Old Route 66 at 1st St.
The old neon sign" at the long closed Washita Motel features a huge arrow to direct tourists to the office ... 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.