Remembering the Bankhead Highway

Mount Pleasant, Texas, Daily Tribune remembers the Bankhead Highway

Bankhead Highway

“According to records, the roadway extended from Washington D.C. to San Diego, Calif., by way of Alabama, home state of the highway’s namesake, John H. Bankhead, who was a major supporter of the highway….

According to the THC, the highway has been one of the most important transportation corridors in Texas’ history and continues to play an important role in the state’s economy and future development.”

~Thanks to Steven Polunsky for this post

 

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