Tyler featured on CBS Sunday Morning

March 9th,1985, 29 years ago today, the day champions of a pristine American landscape hit the road.

For that was the day a civic group in Tyler, Texas, put up the first Adopt-A-Highway sign, committing its members to cleaning up litter along a two-mile stretch of highway at no cost to taxpayers.

The Adopt-A-Highway idea was quickly adopted by other states around the country.

Click here for CBS Sunday Morning's full report.


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