Hydro, Oklahoma: Grave of The Mother of the Mother Road

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Hwy 58, Hydro, OK
From Route 66 (or I-40 exit 88) in Hydro, turn north onto Hwy 58. Drive north, through town, for three miles. You'll see the entrance to Hydro Masonic Cemetery on the right. Look for the white gravestone with the big Route 66 logo on it.
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Grave of The Mother of the Mother Road
Lucille Hamons ran a Route 66 roadhouse for decades and was called "The Mother of the Mother Road." It's inscribed on her tombstone -- along with a Route 66 sign. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Mother of the Mother Road grave.

Grave of The Mother of the Mother Road

After learning more about this lovely woman, it was nice to be able to stop by to pay respects. Enter main cemetery gate. Grave is located in third section on the right. Very easy to spot.

[O'Neal, 11/30/2015]

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