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Baxter Springs Route 66 Visitor Center

Former Phillips station, Baxter Springs
Route 66 Visitors' Center (photo from the official brochure - see link below)

Baxter Springs, Kansas

The Route 66 Visitors' Center in Baxter Springs occupies a circa-1930 gasoline station which sold Phillips Petroleum products until 1958. In 2005, after several changes of ownership, the property was obtained by the Baxter Springs Historical Society and restored to its 1940s appearance.

The transformation was financed by private donors, as well as a grant from the National Park Service.

Some of the above information was gleaned from the agency's official online brochure. See it here.

 

About the Route 66 Visitor Center
Business Type: Tourism/Preservation
Owner(s):
Address: Military Ave. (66) at 10th St., Baxter Springs, KS
Telephone: 620.856.2066
Web site: www.baxterspringsmuseum.org/ phillips66project.html
Directions: Northeast corner of Military Avenue (Route 66) and Tenth Street, in the old Phillips station. See also our GPS-based Clickable G-Maps.

 

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