• TRACING ROUTE 66: 'Route 66 Rising' sculpture to be dedicated in Tulsa

    By: Ryan Love

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    TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • State and city leaders took part in the dedication of "Route 66 Rising" in north Tulsa on Tuesday.
    • The dedication and ribbon-cutting took place at the Avery Traffic Circle at East Admiral Place and Mingo.
    • Mayor G.T. Bynum and Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell were in attendance.
    • Joy Avery -- granddaughter of Cyrus Avery, the "Father of Route 66" -- spoke at the event.
    • FOX23 streamed the dedication event on the FOX23 News App. DOWNLOAD the free app to the stream local and national events LIVE.

    Want more stories on about Route 66? Check out the FOX23 Route 66 page HERE.

    Join us July 11th on our digital platforms for the first episode of "Tracing Route 66." ​​​​​


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