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     January 28, 2021      #22-28 KDJ

Driving the Dixie

Manejando el Dixie

The Dixie Highway runs all the way from the Great Lakes to the Gulf and was started in 1915. Part of this historic highway runs through downtown Momence. As an effort to promote the highway and the history of the towns it runs through, many historic societies along the route, led by the Momence historic society, have teamed up with an event called Driving the Dixie. This event is a drive that started as a moving car show. Teamed up with the A’s R Us club, this event has become a drive with a scavenger hunt. At the end of the day, all of the drivers gather in Island Park in Momence for a raffle. Get a look at history and all of the cars in this week’s ...

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