What happened to the Ken Kesey bus?
In November 2005 the original 1964 Furthur was dragged out of the swamp with a tractor and now resides in a warehouse at Kesey’s farm in Oregon, alongside the 1990 Further.
Who drove the Merry Prankster bus?
In 1964 Ken Kesey, author of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” and his band of Merry Pranksters drove their psychedlic hippie bus straight through that corporate causeway during a cross-country trip, which arguably marked the beginning of modern counterculture movements in the U.S. The colorful trip inspired Tom …
Who drove Further bus?
In June 1964, an exotically painted 1939 Harvester school bus rolled out of his ranch in La Honda, California. This was to be no ordinary journey. Kesey’s Beat Generation associate Neal Cassady – the inspiration for Dean Moriarty in Jack Kerouac’s On the Road – was driving the bus they called Further.
Who drove the bus Grateful Dead?
Grateful Dead muse. In his later years, Neal Cassady fell in with rock pioneers the Grateful Dead and commandeered their tour bus for several years. He also inspired one of their greatest works, The Other One.
Where is Ken Kesey’s farm?
Pleasant Hill, Oregon
The Kesey Farm Project is located on the historic sixty-four acre Kesey Farm in Pleasant Hill, Oregon. We are dedicated to supporting artists and fostering a cross-disciplinary, creative community by developing projects that promote art and collaboration.
Where did Ken Kesey get his acid?
The name “Acid Test” was coined by Kesey, after the term “acid test” used by gold miners in the 1850s. He began throwing parties at his farm at La Honda, California….Acid Tests.
|Part of the Hippie movement|
|An Acid Test handbill|
What drugs did Ken Kesey do?
IN 1959, KEN Kesey, a graduate student in creative writing at Stanford University, volunteered to take part in a government drug research program at Menlo Park Veterans Hospital that tested a variety of psychoactive drugs such as LSD, which was legal at the time, psilocybin, mescaline, and amphetamine IT-290.