US Route 6 is the longest contiguous transcontinental route in the USA. Running from Provincetown, MA to Bishop, CA (and before 1964 to Long Beach, CA), Route 6 goes through 14 states. This is your guide along all of its original 3,652 miles. From Revolutionary War sites to pioneer settlements and western mining towns, Route 6 offers an in-depth lesson in US History, charms of yesteryear and comforts of modern times.
"Gary Hunter, executive director of the nonprofit Ohio U.S. Route 6 Tourist Association, spoke to a group of 30 people Monday at Birchard Library about the road and efforts made by his group to publicize U.S. 6 and the communities connected by the highway."
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Eric Dan Richhart, secretary-treasurer of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Department of Colorado and Wyoming, told the committee he had been working to restore the Grand Army of the Republic designation for nearly a decade.
He said he backs HB396 as someone "wholly supportive of all things veterans and military."
The highway had been renamed in 2009 for a former Democratic leader in the Utah Senate, Mike Dmitrich. But it had already been designated to honor Civil War veterans nearly 70 years ago. Read the rest of the article HERE.