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US-23 Roadtrip Archives

Read About Our Trip Down US-23

 
US-23 route signs, 1961 style
US-23 route signs, 1961 style

Here's where you can find what we have published previously. Pages are posted in trip order, with the introduction page at the top and followed by Day 1 of the trip. If you missed a page or just want to reread a favorite, you've found the right place!

Route US-23 map - An interactive map of US-23, including Google StreetMap

Route US-23 Introduction page - January 31, 2011

Route US-23 Day 1 - Mackinaw City to Rogers City, Michigan - February 7, 2011

Route US-23 Day 2 - Rogers City to Oscoda, Michigan - February 21, 2011

 
downtown Cheboygan, Michigan, 1960s postcard
downtown Cheboygan, Michigan (1960s postcard)
 
45th Parallel crossing US-23 at Alpena Michigan, Michigan, 1958
45th Parallel crossing US-23 at Alpena Michigan, Michigan, 1958. (used by permission of Special Collections at the Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library.)

Route US-23 Day 3 - Oscoda to Bay City, Michigan - March 7, 2011

Route US-23 Day 4 - Bay City to Flint, Michigan - March 21, 2011

Route US-23 Day 5 - Flint to Milan, Michigan - April 11, 2011

Route US-23 Day 6 - Milan, Michigan to Fostoria, Ohio - April 25, 2011

Route US-23 Day 7 - Fostoria to Delaware, Ohio - May 9, 2011

 
downtown Marion, Ohio, early 1960s
downtown Marion, Ohio, early 1960s (used by permission of Marion County Historical Society)

Route US-23 Day 8 - Delaware to Columbus, Ohio - May 23, 2011

Route US-23 Day 9 - Columbus to Portsmouth, Ohio - June 6, 2011

Route US-23 Day 10 - Portsmouth, Ohio to Paintsville, Kentucky - June 20, 2011

Route US-23 Day 11 - Paintsville, Kentucky to Pound, Virginia - July 25, 2011

Route US-23 Day 12 - Pound, Virginia to Kingsport, Tennessee - August 8, 2011

 
Bays Mountain Park, Kingsport, Tennessee
Bays Mountain Park, Kingsport, Tennessee (by Mark W. Peacock at Appalachian Treks, used by permission)

Route US-23 Day 13 - Kingsport, Tennessee to Asheville, North Carolina - August 22, 2011

Route US-23 Day 14 - Asheville, North Carolina to Franklin, North Carolina - September 5, 2011

Route US-23 Day 15 - Franklin, North Carolina to Gainesville, Georgia - September 19, 2011

Route US-23 Day 16 - Gainesville, Georgia to Atlanta, Georgia - October 3, 2011

Route US-23 Day 17 - Atlanta, Georgia to Forsyth, Georgia - October 17, 2011

 
Clayton Motors, Clayton Georgia, 1960
 
Clayton Motors, Clayton Georgia, 2011
Clayton Motors, Clayton Georgia, 1960 and 2011. (Top photo used by permission of the Rabun County Historical Society). This building is now Clayton Pharmacy, and if you compare to my photo taken April 6, 2011, you can just make out the parapets at the top, along the left side, as being modified from the original building.
 

Route US-23 Day 18 - Forsyth, Georgia to Eastman, Georgia - October 31, 2011

Route US-23 Day 19 - Eastman, Georgia to Waycross, Georgia - November 14, 2011

Route US-23 Day 20 - Waycross, Georgia to Jacksonville, Florida - November 28, 2011

Route US-23 Epilogue - December 5, 2011

 
downtown Jacksonville, Florida: the end of US-23
downtown Jacksonville, Florida: the end of US-23
 

All photos by the author and Copyright © 2012 - Milne Enterprises, Inc., except as noted.

All other content Copyright © 2012 - Milne Enterprises, Inc.

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