Arcadia, Oklahoma: Paul McCartney Visits Route 66

A large sign on a tiny back road marks the spot where ex-Beatle Paul McCartney stopped his car on August 5, 2008, and asked if he really was on Route 66. He was.

Address:
13120 E. Old Hwy 66, Arcadia, OK
Directions:
East of Arcadia. From Route 66, just east of its intersection with Hiwassee Rd, veer south onto Old Hwy 66. The Paul McCartney sign will be on the left (north) side of this old, narrow road, opposite house no. 13120.
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Sir Paul McCartney Visits Route 66.

Sir Paul McCartney Visits Route 66

A road sign highlighting the visit of Sir Paul McCartney on Old Route 66.

[T Wilson, 07/13/2022]

According to the sign, ex-Beatle Paul McCartney stopped his Ford Bronco on this tiny back road on August 5, 2008, and asked if he really was on Route 66 (He was, and he really was Paul McCartney). An important moment in Route 66 history, preserved for future generations.


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