Past Event

Route 66 in Pontiac, IL

A presentation by John Weiss, noted Route 66 historian and author.

Weiss will focus on the history of the “Mother Road,” its importance to the American traveling public, and relate some of the stories about the men, women, and businesses which helped the highway to thrive.

Weiss is a inductee into the Illinois Route 66 Association Hall of Fame and a Steinbeck Award Recipient.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information about this event, contact the City of Pontiac Tourism Bureau at 815.844.5847. For more information about John Weiss, visit his website.