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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast): Danielle Kelly: Neon Boneyard


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Nothing evokes the magic, the tainted/painted history of the showplace of the west Las Vegas, Nevada like the gaudy brilliance of its brash neon signs. Our summer 2013 issue was entitled Electric Avenue and dedicated to the neon signs that pointed the way to lodging, lunch and lots of roadside attractions but none could quite match Las Vegas for pure size and scope of magnificent displays of gas and glass.

 

One of our Tunnel Vision articles in that issue focused on the Neon Boneyard of Las Vegas, also known as the Neon Museum. In this podcast Danielle Kelly, Executive Director of the museum, fills in some of the history of the display and shares her own artistic passion for preserving these unique works of art.

 

Find out more information about the Neon Museum. visiting hours and tours by going to www.neonmuseum.org.

 

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For more than forty years, Vandalia has been celebrating their history with the Grande Levee’ on the grounds of the Vandalia Statehouse, which is the Oldest State Capitol Building in Illinois. This year, 2013, the event will be held September 27 & 28. To coincide with the Grande Levee’, the Vandalia Tourism Commission will be hosting their Annual Harvest Festival downtown Saturday, September 28th with fun for every member of the family. For more information, contact Vandalia Tourism Center at 618-283-2728 or email tourism@vandaliaillinois.com.

 

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This podcast is also brought to you by the Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition. This fall plan a visit to the amazing corn maze tribute to the Lincoln Highway Centennial at Jonamac Orchard in Malta, Il. The first Seedling Mile of this historic highway was laid in Malt. Test your orienteering skills and try not to get lost in the 10 acre corn maze with 3 miles of pathways and two bridges. The maze opens Saturday, August 31 and runs through late October. Find out more about this colossal corn curiosity by visiting jonamacorchard.com/

 

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