November 2019 – Route 36 Blog/Newsletter #8 – On the Road

 With a well-attended book launch in Denver in September and after 3,500 miles on the road in October, awareness of historic Route 36 is growing. On the Road in October   I love this panoramic photo of eastern Colorado’s magnificent High Plains. Please note: No semi trucks - in fact, no vehicles at all. It’s a peaceful, Zen-like [...]

September 2019 – Blog/Newsletter #7 – Book & Website Announced

[Note: March 24, 2020 - This short newsletter was circulated  in early September 2019 before making a speaking tour on Route 36 from late September through the third week of October.] Three announcements in this newsletter: The book is out and available for purchase at Look for the book title or for “Ferguson” and “Rou [...]

May 2018: ROUTE 36 – NEWSLETTER #3

I’m back from several weeks in the Midwest, starting this trip at the beginning—at Uhrichsville, Ohio, where Route 36 starts its east-west journey just 50 miles from Wheeling WV. A main “takeaway” from this trip: Few people in Ohio, Indiana, or Illinois, are aware that US Highway 36 extends some 1400+ miles from Uhrichsville to Rocky Mountain National Park and is the historic mid-section of what was once known as the Pikes Peak Ocean to Ocean transcontinental highway. Perhaps my guidebook can help change that situation. [...]

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Route 36: Ohio to Colorado—America’s Heartland Highway

by Allan McAllister Ferguson

From the foothills of the Appalachians to the soaring Rocky Mountains . . . Here’s your guide to US36—a great American road trip through the landscapes and communities of the nation’s Heartland. Leave the Interstates behind. Explore the “roads less traveled.” Discover a treasure trove of American history. Route 36 has it all. From Ohio to Colorado, this is Allan Ferguson’s love letter to the Midwest. When you read the Introduction, you’ll want to buy the book!

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