This is a fun vintage souvenir plate from the Meramec Caverns in Stanton, Missouri on Route 66. It has an open slotted border with a gold pattern around the edge. It has a handpainted scene of a woman with an upraised hand in the cavern in blue, pink, green and brown. On the front it has "MERAMEC CAVERNS STANTON, MO." On the back in red/orange letters there is "GNCO" HANDPAINTED, MADE IN JAPAN. There is also a label that says "MERAMEC CAVERNS JESS JAMES HIDEOUT STANTON, MO. US 66." It has a string hanger on the back through 2 holes. It measures 7 1/2" in diameter and would be a fun addition to a souvenir collection. Price $25.
Vintage Route 66 Meramec Caverns Plate