Route 66 advocate has passed away -, NewsCenter17, StormCenter17, Central Illinois News-

Route 66 advocate has passed away


Springfield IL – A long time historian and advocate for preserving Route 66 passed away this week in Springfield.


Carl Johnson was a major contributor to mapping Route 66, and getting it named an historic scenic byway. Johnson was also a US Army Veteran.


Johnson will be laid to rest Monday at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in northern Illinois.

Powered by WorldNow

904 South Side Drive
Decatur, IL 62521
Primary Phone: 217-424-2500
Primary Email:

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and WAND. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms