|Dora Meroney – owner of Texas Ivy Antiques in Amarillo, Texas
president of the Old Route 66 Association of Texas
secretary/treasurer of the Historic 6th on Route 66 Association
(photo courtesy KC Keefer)
|outside area at Texas Ivy
for yard and metal items
Q: Where are you from?
A: I was born and raised in Amarillo, TX
Q: What do you do?
A: I run my family’s antique shop, Texas Ivy Antiques. We are housed in a 1920’s home located on Historic Route 66 in Amarillo, Texas. 2017 marks our 20th Anniversary here on the Route! We have a wide selection of items antique & collectable glassware; vintage, retro & Art Deco furniture; quilts & linens; yard & metal items & some unusual Route 66 items!
Q: First contact with Route 66
A: I was born near the Route, but didn’t become truly involved until my return to Amarillo in 1999. I am currently the Old Route 66 Association of Texas president and the secretary/treasurer for the local Historic 6th on Route 66 Association.
|… at the Blue Front Café
on Route 66 in Amarillo
Q : What’s your reason to stick with it?
A: So much needs to be done and the love of the people on the Road.
Q: What fascinates you, what do you like most?
A: Having a business along the Route is wonderful because you get to meet so many people from all over the world and just a few miles away!
Q: Do you have any inspirational quote or slogan?
A: No, but Bob “Crocodile” Lile has been a great inspiration.
Q: Anything else to share with the Germany audience?
A: The fact of how much we appreciate their love for and of Route 66 and the time and money they spend on traveling and promoting the Mother Road is a great help to each Mom & Pop business along the route.
Dora Meroney @ Texas Ivy
|relaxing … on vacation|
Texas Ivy Antiques
3511 W. 6th Ave.
Amarillo, TX 79106
Texas Ivy Antiques – website of the family owned & operated antiques shop, established 1997
Texas Ivy Antiques – shop on facebook, featuring items in the shop and links to other fun stuff
Dora Meroney @
Treasurer of Historic 6th on Route 66 Association
President of Panhandle Tourism Marketing Council (PTMC)
President of the Old Route 66 Association of Texas
|Official Logo of the
Route 66 Festival 2018
in Shamrock, Texas
The Old Route 66 Association of Texas – the official website for Texas 66, The Old Route 66 Association of Texas
Texas Old Route 66 Association – the official Facebook page for Texas 66, The Old Route 66 Association of Texas where posts of Texas 66 and other 66 posts from near and far are posted and shared
Texas Welcomes the World Shamrock 2018 Festival – official website of the Texas Welcomes the World Shamrock 2018 Festival
Texas Welcomes the World – official Facebook page of the Texas Welcomes the World Shamrock 2018 Festival