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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast)– Carol Stuttle, Carol Burke Et Al: Endless Nights


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American Road Trip Talk (Podcast)– Carol Stuttle, Carol Burke et al: Endless Nights (16 min)

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The sky never looked brighter over central Illinois than when The Sky View Drive In Theatre in Litchfield lit up the night with Hollywood's stars. The Sky View is the last operating drive in on Historic Route 66 in the Lincoln State. Somehow it has survived until just recently charging just $2/person for admission to a double feature! How they manage this magic is the subject of my conversation with plain talking, hard working Carol Stuttle, the long time manager of the Sky View.

But we have another special treat: Carol Burke, the tourism coordinator for Litchfield, IL describes a special interactive commemorative display that was erected in front of the Sky View. The Route 66 Scenic Byways built an interactive Wayside memorial that allows visitors to not only find out the history of the drive in but also hear the warm memories of local residents who grew up with the Sky View. At the touch of a button on the Wayside you can hear those voices but we've taken care of all that for you and you will hear their delightful stories in this podcast. A little note, because of all the content this podcast runs 16 minutes but I think that it's worth the listening. You tell me what you think.

American Road Trip Talk (Podcast)– Carol Stuttle, Carol Burke et al: Endless Nights (16 min)

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Don't miss the 1st AnnualMidwest All Ford Nationals Car Show and Swap Meet in Vandalia, IL The meet will be held at Vandalia LakeCampground July 16 & 17th from 8am-5pm bothdays. There will be vendors, live music including a Johnny Cashand Willie Nelson impersonator, a 50/50 drawing and door prizes everyhour! Admission is just $5.00 for adults, Children 10 &under get in FREE. All proceeds will benefit the VandaliaLions Club. For more information visit: midwestallfordnationals.com

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Summer fun has arrived in Wisconsin. Whether it's waterskiing, camping, festivals or relaxing at the lake, you can find your fun at

TravelWisconsin.com. And bring all the fun Wisconsin has to offer to your fingertips by downloading the free Travel Wisconsin iPhone or Android app.

Feel free to comment, criticize and correct our podcasts because we are always looking to make them better. In particular, if you know of anyone who might make a good subject for these podcasts, please let me know in the comments section. See you soon on the great American Road.

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