There's not much that can pull me out of a post-illness funk like opening Facebook and finding that a publication called Examiner.com has named Afton Station one of the "Top Ten Sights to See" on Route 66. I know almost nothing about the Examiner or the author of the article, Vicki Lundy, but I'm thrilled that someone would consider Afton Station to be among the likes of such renowned Route 66 tourist attractions as the Santa Domingo Pueblo in New Mexico, the Will Rogers Museum in Oklahoma, and Buckingham Fountain in Chicago. Whether the Station truly belongs among such well-known and important sites might be questionable, but I certainly won't turn down this kind of publicity for our little ol' home-grown museum. Folks who visit almost universally appreciate what we have there, and we certainly appreciate the vast assortment of travelers from all over the world who stop there on their Mother Road adventures.
Here's a little bit about The Examiner.
Real People. Real Knowledge
Launched in 2008, Examiner.com is a dynamic
entertainment, news and lifestyle network that serves more than 20 million
monthly readers across the U.S. and around the world.
The Route 66 article from the Examiner can be read here: http://www.examiner.com/article/take-a-trip-down-route-66-top-10-sights-to-see.
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Well deserved, Laurel. I hope this brings you thousands of visitors.
Oh, Laurel, that is fantastic! Congratulations!
How Great, it shows that your love of the old two lane "Route 66" and
"Afton Station" gives everyone pleasure. Love the before picture of the station - lets start a movement to remove the metal garage from the West side of the property.
A Conservative news blog named you one of the best Route 66 tourist attractions!
Trevor -- Apparently they didn't know my true nature. Ha ha!
I saw that on Facebook and was so pleased for you!
So glad to hear you're on the mend, too. Don't overdo it, and let yourself heal. Love & Hugs!
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