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Route 1 Fun Facts
Fun Fact #3

Ernest Hemingway wrote some of his best works while living on Historic Route 1, in the Florida Keys. These include "Death in the Afternoon," "For Whom the Bell Tolls," "To Have and Have Not," and "Green Hills of Africa."

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Route 1 in the News

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  • On U.S. 1, Localities Must Come Together,
    Richmond Times-Dispatch, October 8, 2010
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  • A Historic Road Seeks Tourism Business,
    Progress-index.com, June 10, 2010
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  • Group promotes historic Route 1 with improvements, new website,
    Progress-index.com, May 12, 2010
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  • Historic Route 1 project launched in Chesterfield,
    Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 12, 2010
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  • Historic Route 1 to undergo streetscape makeover,
    NBC12.com, May 11, 2010
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