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Traveling can bring discovery | History Files


Last updated 2/11/2021 at 10:14am

There’s plenty of history in Edmonds, but 20 years ago my late wife and I, and our three younger daughters, took a trip of discovery to canyon country: Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Zion Canyon.

For a few days of that trip, we stayed in Kingman, Arizona. It was there that history revealed itself.

The main street of Kingman is Andy Devine Avenue, and it is part of Historic Route 66. (You may have heard about a certain corner in Kingman made famous by the Eagles.)

For those too young to remember, Andy Devine was a famous actor in the last century.

He appeared mostly in Westerns, but also...

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