I came here to Manitowoc to glimpse that future. It was right here, almost fifty years ago, that a chunk of metal came crashing down to the Earth. It was part of a satellite called Sputnik that set the Space Race in motion. Well, I want to say to you today that it’s here in Manitowoc that the race for the 21st Century will be won.Some Route 66 history for sale. Sun Times:
Two hot spots along historic Route 66 are for sale, including the Launching Pad restaurant in Wilmington, home to the iconic Gemini Giant statue.An icon for our time.