Old Trails Museum, Standin' On The Corner Park, U.S. Highway Numbers System, Winslow Arizona

Historic Winslow Arizona

Winslow Arizona in 1890.
Winslow Arizona in 1890. Photo Credit: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

The city of Winslow, Arizona falls along the former National Old Trails Highway that was established in 1914.  Once the U.S. Highway Numbers System was established, in 1956, the National Old Trails Highway was renamed to Route 66.  After, Route 66 was decommissioned in 1985, the road was renamed again to Old Route 66.

Downtown Winslow has the Standin’ On The Corner Park which commemorates the song written by Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey called, “Take It Easy”.

The Old Trails Museum, contains exhibits on the Hopi, Laguna, and Navajo Native Americans, in addition to the former pioneer Mormons who had once lived in the city.

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