Near Fernley in Lyon County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
America's First Transcontinental Highway
Farm District Road from Fernley toward Hazen was incorporated into the Lincoln Highway. The LH served until the Federal Highway System was developed and continued to be promoted by the towns along its route through the 1930's. Dedicated May 11, 2002 Nevada-Sierra Chapter, Lincoln Highway Association Chief Truckee, Snowshoe Thompson & Julia C. Bulette Chpts. E Clampus Vitus Fernley Preservation Society
Erected 2002 by Nevada-Sierra Chapter, Lincoln Highway Association, Julia C. Bulette Chapter E Clampus Vitus and Fernley Preservation Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Lincoln Highway marker series.
Location. 39° 35.556′ N, 119° 13.611′ W. Marker is near Fernley, Nevada, in Lyon County. Marker is on Farm District Road 0.6 miles south of Farm District Road (Alternate U.S. 50), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Immediately east
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wadsworth (approx. 3.8 miles away); Hazen (approx. 9.7 miles away); Lahontan Dam (approx. 12.1 miles away).
More about this marker. This is an extremely narrow pullout on the east side of Farm District Road. Stay aware of traffic on the road and pulling out of the elementary school across the road.
Also see . . . Lincoln Highway Wikipedia Link. A first door opening to the interesting history of the Lincoln Highway, historically marked across the United States. (Submitted on August 22, 2011, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2011, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 655 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 22, 2011, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.