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Near Laramie in Albany County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Henry B. Joy Monument

 
 
Inscription on the Henry B. Joy Monument image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 7, 2013
1. Inscription on the Henry B. Joy Monument
Inscription.

"That there should be a Lincoln Highway across this country is the most important thing"

In memory of Henry B. Joy
The first president of the Lincoln Highway Association
Who saw realized the dream of a continuous improved highway from the Atlantic to the Pacific

 
Erected 1938.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln Highway marker series.
 
Location. 41° 14.216′ N, 105° 26.189′ W. Marker is near Laramie, Wyoming, in Albany County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Interstate 80 and Happy Jack Road (Wyoming Highway 210), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located at the Summit Rest Area at Exit 323. Marker is in this post office area: Laramie WY 82070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Purple Heart Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Bourne Joy and the Lincoln Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); Telephone Canyon (within shouting distance of this
Henry B. Joy Monument image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 7, 2013
2. Henry B. Joy Monument
marker); Gateway to the Rockies (within shouting distance of this marker); Ranching from the High Point (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Sherman Cemetery (approx. 7.3 miles away); Ames Monument (approx. 7.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Laramie.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker, "Henry Bourne Joy and the Lincoln Highway", discusses the monument and is located near the original location of the monument.
 
Also see . . .  Lincoln Highway Association official website. (Submitted on July 2, 2015.)
 
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Henry B. Joy Monument image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 7, 2013
3. Henry B. Joy Monument
Located at the Summit Rest Area on I-80 at Exit 323
Marker and Monuments at Summit Rest Area image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 7, 2013
4. Marker and Monuments at Summit Rest Area
From nearest to farthest, the Henry Bourne Joy and the Lincoln Highway marker, the Abraham Lincoln monument, and the Henry B. Joy monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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