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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast):mike Ippoliti: Saving The Barber Museum

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Tunnel Vision always provides our readers with snapshots of fascinating places along the American Road. Our Autumn 2014 issue featured a story about a Contrary Barber Pole at the National Barber Museum in the Columbus, OH suburb of Canal Winchester. Mike Ippoliti is the curator/director of the huge collection of tonsorial memorabilia and he joins us to talk about a recent tragedy that almost wiped out these beloved mementos of what has been called “the second oldest profession”. Stick around to learn more about the harrowing tale.

 

To visit the Barber Museum online, click here.

 

 

 

 

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This podcast is made possible by the 9th Annual Red Carpet Corridor Festival coming May 2nd & 3rd. The festival traverses 13 Communities from Joliet to Towanda along a 90-mile stretch of Old Route 66 that collectively celebrates the Mother Road. Each town puts together its own events for the weekend, making for a great shopping and sightseeing experience.

 

Gather the family and take a trip down memory lane. Towns include Joliet, Elwood, Wilmington, Braidwood, Godley, Braceville, Gardner, Dwight, Odell, Pontiac, Chenoa, Lexington and Towanda. Visit www.il66redcarpetcorridor.org for full details.

 

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Isn't it time you found your next natural adventure? Come explore, relax, refresh, discover. Levy County, the heart of Florida's Natural Paradise, is waiting for you on the Gulf Coast 103 miles north of Tampa! Visit Levy County during their "Watermelon Festival" in Chiefland, Florida June 6, 2015. It will be a wonderful way to start your summer. For more information visit

www.visitnaturecoast.com Levy Co Florida.

 

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Pick up a copy of American Road magazine and don't miss another edition!

 

 

 

 

 




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