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National Parks Store | Film: Paving the Way: The National Park-to-Park Highway, Part 2


This 5,000-mile route connected the 12 national parks in 1920.

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Saturday, August 25 (NPS Anniversary)
12 PM & 2 PM

Pack your spare tires and extra provisions for an epic adventure that was a quintessential moment in American automobile tourism. Join us on the 76-day inaugural tour of the Park-to-Park Highway, a 5,000-mile route that connected all 12 of the national parks in 1920. Filmmaker Brandon Wade presents this perilous yet lighthearted story about a time when ordinary people could finally own automobiles but had few paved roads to drive on. Stories include “Land of Giant Trees” and “The Great American Road Trip.” Part 2 of 2.

 

Running time: 58 minutes

 

To request a reservation, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours beginning one week prior to the event.

 

Photo courtesy of pavingtheway.tv



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Event Tags: automobile, Brandon Wade, event, film, free, free event, highway, national parks, park-to-park-highway

Date:
Saturday, August 25
Time:
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Place:
The National Parks Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85755 United States
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Contact:
520-622-6014
Cost:
Free

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