Warsaw in Kosciusko County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Lincoln Highway
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
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, the Lincoln Highway, and the Rotary International 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. 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 walking distance of this marker. Tony Elliott (within shouting distance of this marker); 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); Methodism in Warsaw (approx. half a mile 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.)
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 582 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 23, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.