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2013-05-03 15:48

Member Pete Petrie - Pete's Route 66 Gas Museum - Williams AZ


Aroizona Fun Run 2024 - Photos from our Trip

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Fun Run 2024-7
Fun Run 2024-17


Arizona Route 66 Fun Run - 2024 - Our Itinerary

Bonnie and I will be leaving for the Arizona Route 66 Fun Run on Sunday, April 28. We are flying to Plam Springs from Vancouver and picking up a rental car and going to Victorville. We will be staying at the New Corral Motel for the night. 

Monday we will be driving to Kingman, stopping in Barstow, Bagdad, Amboy and Needles. We will be stayig at the El Trovatore in Kingman that night. Dinner and visit with Jim and Judy Hinkley.

Tuesday we will be driving to Flagstaff with stops in Hackberry, Valentine, Peach Springs, and Seligman. We will be staying at the Baymont in Flagstaff that evening.

Wednesday we will be with Sean & Karen Evans on a field trip to the Painted Desert Trading Post. We will be returning to Williams that night and staying at the Grand Canyon Railway & Motel.

Thursday will be the Grand Canyon Railroad to the Grand Canyon. We will be staying at the Canyon that night at the Maswik Lodge. Hope to see a great sunset and sunrise the next morning.

Friday we will return to Williams on the Grand Canyon Railroad, staying at the Star Motel Route 66 Grand Canyon.

Saturday - Arizona Fun Run to Kingman with stops along the way. We will be staying at the Best Western Plus A Wafarer’s Inn. Roadies get together at the Calico Restuarant at 4 PM.

Sunday - Awards in the Park. Drive through Oatman to Golden Shores. Fun Run End. Staying in Lughtlin at the Aquarius Casino Resort that night.

Monday we will be returning to Palm Springs via Goffs and staying at the Palm Mountain resort and Spa. Taking the Gondola and having dinner at the Peak Restuarant.

Tuesday -  Flying home to Vancouver. I would rather take a train!


2024 Arizona Route 66 Fun Run Registration

This article copied from: “The Original Route 66 Gift Shop Newsletter

https://www.route66giftshop.com/


It’s time to start making plans for the future and that includes future Arizona Historic Route 66 Fun Runs! The 35th Fun Run is just around the corner. There are limited registrations available and thelast few years have sold out. Therefore,we urge everyone who wants toparticipate in this  year’s Fun Run to preregister to ensure a spot!

Preregister at www.historic66az.com

Fun Run Dates:

May 3-5, 2024

May 2-4, 2025

May 1-3, 2026

And please note that 2026 is the centennial of Route 66 and we’re

expecting an even bigger turnout. So, get used to preregistering now! 

2024 NPS Route 66 Cost-Share Grant Open Season Now Open

Dear Friends of Route 66,

The National Park Service, Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program is pleased to announce that the 2024 cost-share grant season is now open. Eligible grant activities include preservation planning, National Register nominations, preservation and rehabilitation work on eligible historic sites, and/or research and educational outreach initiatives.

The application period is open now through April 19, 2024. Full details are available here:

grants.gov/search-results-detail/352161 (Funding Opportunity No: P24AS00251)

The cost-share grant program is established for Fiscal Year 2024 only and is subject to revision or cancellation in future years based on annual congressional or programmatic appropriations and priorities. Grant applications are considered on a competitive basis. It is estimated that successful applicants will be notified on or before May 30, 2024; project work cannot begin until a grant agreement is in place, typically on or before September 15, 2024.

Please help spread the word and contact me with any questions you may have at kaisa_barthuli@nps.gov or 505-988-6701.

Kaisa Barthuli
Program Manager
Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program
National Trails
National Park Service
1100 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Ph: 505-988-6701
Email: kaisa_barthuli@nps.gov


2023 Christmas Party

A Great Turkey Dinner and lots of presents made for a good party for the members of the Canadian Route 66 Association.

Click the picture below to see pictures from the party.



2023 NPS Route 66 Cost-Share Grant Award Recipients

Dear Friends of Route 66,


The National Park Service, Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program, is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2023 cost-share grant awards. The program provides grant assistance for eligible historic preservation, research, oral history, interpretative, and educational projects related to historic Route 66. Since 2001, 175 projects have been awarded $2.72 million with $4.36 million in cost-share match, totaling $7.08 million in public-private investment toward the revitalization and commemoration of the Route 66 corridor. 

 

The 2023 grant awards are listed below. To learn more about each project click here. Congratulations and many thanks to the recipients!

Round Barn Siding RepairLocation: Arcadia, OklahomaApplicant: Arcadia Historical and Preservation Society, Inc.NPS Grant: $30,000 Cost-Share Match: $79,850


Albuquerque Neon: The Stories Behind the Signs Video Series
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Applicant: City of Albuquerque
NPS Grant: $30,000 Cost-Share Match: $52,122


Route 66 Connected Research Project – Phase 2
Location: Route 66 in New Mexico
Applicant: Independent Researcher
NPS Grant: $28,840 Cost-Share Match: $29,354


Nomad Motel Roof Restoration
Location: Seligman, Arizona
Applicant: Private Owner
NPS Grant: $30,000 Cost-Share Match: $30,000


Road Runner’s Retreat Neon Sign Restoration - Phase 3
Location: Chambless, California
Applicant: Private Owner
NPS Grant: $17,000 Cost-Share Match: $18,246


Roy's Motel & Cafe Septic System Rehabilitation
Location: Amboy, California
Applicant: Private Owner
NPS Grant: $30,000 Cost-Share Match: $172,000


Kaisa Barthuli

Program Manager

Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program

National Trails

National Park Service

1100 Old Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe, NM 87505


Ph: 505-988-6701

Email: kaisa_barthuli@nps.gov

Miles Of Possibilities Conference 2023 - Bloomington/Normal IL

Photos from our trip to the Miles of Possibilities Conference on Route 66 in Illinois and Missouri.


Arizona Route 66 Fun Run - Route Plan - Canadian Route 66 Association

This is the itinerary for the 2023 Arizona Fun Run drive from Vancouver, British Columbia to Arizona and return.

Hoping to see a Great Turnout like last year.


Route 66 Mourns The Loss Of Rosie Ramos

It is with great sadness we report the loss of Rosie Ramos of Fenders Resort Motel! She will be missed by all who stayed there. 

Fendrs


Rosie




NPS Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program - New Web Site

Dear Friends of Route 66,

The National Park Service, Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program now has a new website:  https://www.nps.gov/orgs/1453/rosi.htm

Please delete or replace links to the old website, it is no longer live.

We will continue to make improvements to the new site and appreciate any feedback you may have to help us make it as user-friendly as possible.

Thank you!

Kaisa Barthuli
Program Manager
Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program
National Trails
National Park Service
1100 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Ph: 505-988-6701
Email: kaisa_barthuli@nps.gov