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Arizona Kicks on Route 66

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Arizona Kicks on Route 66

March 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

| Free

U.S. Route 66, known as the “Mother Road,” was built in 1926. It ran from Chicago to L. A. During the depression of the 1930s, it became the major path by which people migrated west, seeking work, warm weather and new opportunities. Shore shares the history of Route 66 in Arizona, including the impact it had on the state during its prime, and what happened when the interstate ultimately bypassed some of the towns that drew life from the road. This multi-media presentation includes music, video clips, still photos, and Shore’s storytelling magic.

SB marshall shore slye 4 - WEBMarshall Shore, Arizona’s Hip Historian. His passion is uncovering the weird, the wonderful, and the obscure treasures from our past: the semi-forgotten people, places, and events that have made us who we are today. Shore uses storytelling magic, found film footage, old photographs, ephemera, and artifacts to bring our state’s heritage to life in entertaining and educational presentations.

Details

Date:
March 2
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Ed Robson Branch Library
9330 E. Riggs Rd.
Sun Lakes, AZ 85248 United States
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Phone:
602-652-3000
Website:
http://mcldaz.org/custom/branches/robson.aspx