Nominations for the Route 66 Association of Illinois Hall of Fame will be accepted for consideration until Feb. 28. Nominations postmarked after the deadline date will be held for consideration the following year.
To qualify for election in the Route 66 Association Hall of Fame, nominees must have made significant contributions to the character or history of the Illinois portion of U.S. Route 66.
Anyone can submit a nomination. It must include a fact-based essay about the nominee’s contributions to the character or history of Route 66 in Illinois. Photos, news clips and other memorabilia are welcome as part of the essay, but are not required.
Submissions should be sent to:
The Route 66 Association of Illinois
Attn: Hall of Fame Committee
110 W. Howard St., Pontiac, IL 61724
Nominations may also be sent by e-mail to Kathleen708@hotmail.com. Put Hall of Fame in the subject line. All photo attachments must be in the JPG file format and all nomination submissions should be in Microsoft Word documents.
All nominations and accompanying materials submitted will become the property of the Route 66 Association of Illinois and will not be returned.