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... Encounter' about de Sota, a spaniard who tried to subjugate them but was defeated and ran away, the next encounter-with the British was 150 years later. We then wandered up to Poya Exhibit Centre There were exhibits about their history and traditions and a corridor portraying their removal from their homelands along the Mississippi to Oklahoma where they are today. They refer to this journey as 'The Trail of Tears', rightly so. The exhibits in ...
We navigated our way along 66 through deepest Missouri until we reached our digs for the night. Boots Motel is another iconic Route 66 motel and is famous for counting hollywood star Clark Gable as one of its regular guests. I parked the car round the back and Ash had a cigarette while I went to check in. I was invited in by a welcoming lady who introduced herself as Debbie. She expressed her delight that we were here for Route 66 and ...
... s retreat, although it was never used for that
We left the park and crossed into Texas, of course stopping at the visitors' center for maps. The traffic through Fort Worth was terrible! When we finally made it home to Austin we were greeting by our loving husbands and a beautiful dinner that they prepared, complete with lovely table setting and flowers! Aren't we the lucky gals!?
... casino, but not right at it. So we wound up in Thackerville, OK.
Getting to Oklahoma was a challenge. Just north of Temple, I-35 was virtually shut down because of an incident some 12 miles up the road. It took an hour and 20 minutes to do those 12 miles! By the time we got to Thackerville we'd been on the road over 7 hours. We were so glad to finally get there we weren't even remotely interested in unhooking the toad and going ...
... Wichita, Kansas. It had numerous feeder routes from southern Texas—gathering into one main trail heading directly north. These all met at Red River Station on the northern border of Texas. From here the trail crossed Indian Territory [Oklahoma] heading northward, and branched toward Dodge City, Abilene, and Wichita – all in Kansas.
The single most important segment of the Chisholm Trail was the crossing of the ...
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