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Warsaw in Kosciusko County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Lincoln Highway

 
 
The Lincoln Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 23, 2013
1. The Lincoln Highway Marker
Inscription.  Was the first "Coast to Coast" road covering 3,389 miles across the U.S.A.

The dream of Hoosier Carl G. Fisher, founder of the Indianapolis 500. The Lincoln Highway Association was established on June 1, 1913.

The Boy Scouts of America placed markers from "New York to Golden State" on September 1, 1928 as the final project of the LHA to honor our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln.

Placed on this 75th Anniversary
September 1, 2003
Kosciusko District,
Boy Scouts of America
 
Erected 2003 by Kosciusko District, Boy Scouts of America.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Lincoln Highway 🛣️ series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is June 1, 1913.
 
Location. 41° 14.58′ N, 85° 51.615′ W. Marker is in Warsaw, Indiana, in Kosciusko County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Lake Street and Perry Street, on the left when traveling north on N. Lake Street.
The Lincoln Highway Marker (Back) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 23, 2013
2. The Lincoln Highway Marker (Back)
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The marker is located in Funk Lincoln Highway Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 605 N Lake Street, Warsaw IN 46580, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. M3A3 Stuart Tank (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Tadeusz "Thaddeus" Kosciuszko (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kosciusko County War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Indiana’s Glacier Lakes (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kosciusko County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kosciusko County Jail (approx. half a mile away); Site of Cowen Grove Seminary (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named The Lincoln Highway (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warsaw.
 
More about this marker. The back of the marker notes the 2003 major sponsors: Esther Pfleiderer Charitable Trust; Kosciusko County Community Foundation, Inc.; Kosciusko County Highway Department; National City; Warsaw Parks Department; Warsaw Rotary Club; and Warsaw Street Department.
 
Also see . . .  Lincoln Highway Association Official Website. (Submitted on August 23, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
 
The Lincoln Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 23, 2013
3. The Lincoln Highway Marker
View to north along N. Lake Street (Lincoln Highway)
The Lincoln Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 23, 2013
4. The Lincoln Highway Marker
In Funk Lincoln Highway Park
1928 Lincoln Highway Monument image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 23, 2013
5. 1928 Lincoln Highway Monument
1928 Lincoln Highway Monument image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 23, 2013
6. 1928 Lincoln Highway Monument
On the Lincoln head medallion,
"This Highway Dedicated to Abraham Lincoln"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 23, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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