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Lincoln Highway Historical Markers

Once the Nation's premier highway, it helped spur the development of enduring highways around the country.
 
Duarte Garage Marker and Lincoln Highway Sign image, Touch for more information
By Syd Whittle, June 14, 2009
Duarte Garage Marker and Lincoln Highway Sign
California (Alameda County), Livermore — Duarte GarageBuilt 1915
Service Station and Car Dealership Situated on the Original Route of the Lincoln Highway ———————— City of Livermore Historic Preservation Site Dedicated July 1996 Operated by The . . . — Map (db m19994) HM
California (El Dorado County), El Dorado Hills — 699 — Mormon TavernOverland Pony Express Route - California
At this site on the old Clarksville-White Rock Emigrant Road was Mormon Tavern. Constructed in 1849, this popular stage stop was enlarged and operated by Franklin Winchell in 1851. It became a remount station of the Central Overland Pony Express and . . . — Map (db m12056) HM
California (Nevada County), Truckee — Donner PassWho Passed This Way
For thousands of years, people have crossed the Sierra Nevada near this place called Donner Pass. Traveling by foot, wagon, train or automobile, the journey has always been challenging. By Foot Long before it’s “discovery” . . . — Map (db m23571) HM
California (Nevada County), Truckee — Donner Summit Canyon History
Welcome to Donner Summit Canyon You are about to enjoy a wonderful experience with exquisite views, forests and trails. It is also the gateway to the most important square mile in California’s history! Donner Pass, located above the property, . . . — Map (db m81978) HM
California (Sacramento County), Elk Grove — The Lincoln Highway
The Lincoln Highway, a coast to coast all weather road from Times Square in New York to San Francisco’s Lincoln Park, was an idea whose birthday was the 10th of September 1912. This road which freed America from the clutches of changeable weather . . . — Map (db m18026) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Western Terminus of the Lincoln Highway
You are standing at the western terminus of the Lincoln Highway, the first direct coast-to-coast highway from Times Square in New York City to Lincoln Park in San Francisco. It was conceived in 1912 by Carl Fisher (founder of the Indianapolis . . . — Map (db m18145) HM
California (Yolo County), Davis — Davis SubwayRichards Blvd. Underpass
Built in 1917-18, this entrance to Davis is among the oldest surviving examples of I-beam construction on a railroad grade separation. The underpass was part of the Lincoln Highway. The bicycle bore was added in 1978. Listed in the National Register . . . — Map (db m57189) HM
California (Yolo County), Davis — Lincoln Highway Marker
One of the markers erected by the California Automobile Association in the 1920s to designate the California portion of the Lincoln Highway from New York City to San Francisco. The Highway followed US 40 from Sacramento through Davis via Olive Dr. . . . — Map (db m9040) HM
California (Yolo County), Davis — Lincoln Highway Marker
This is an original 1928 marker from the Lincoln Highway, the nation's first transcontinental road, which extended from Times Square in New York City to Lincoln Park in San Francisco. This segment of the highway, now known as the Avenue of the . . . — Map (db m57102) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — Zero Milestone — President's Park
[north face:] Zero Milestone [rendering of Mercury’s winged helmet] [plaque in sidewalk below:] The U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey determined the latitude, longitude and elevation of the Zero Milestone. Authorized . . . — Map (db m32486) HM
Illinois (Kane County), Geneva — The Lincoln HighwayAmenities Along The Highway — Geneva, Illinois

Geneva played an important role in connecting the cities of the Fox River Valley to the Lincoln Highway. The city was eager to cater to the newly motoring public by offering well-lit, paved streets, a stop-and-go light, and a motorcycle . . . — Map (db m94267) HM

Illinois (Will County), Plainfield — Great American Crossroads in IllinoisIllinois Lincoln Highway

The two longest highways in America, the Lincoln Highway and Route 66 intersect in Plainfield and Joliet Illinois. This famous historic crossroads intersects for three blocks [in] the heart of downtown Plainfield with road signs to mark where . . . — Map (db m94174) HM

Illinois (Will County), Plainfield — Interurban TransportationIllinois Lincoln Highway

Prior to the onset of paved roads like the Lincoln Highway public transportation in the form of an electric passenger railroad known as interurban enjoyed widespread popularity. These light rail lines were mainly electrified operating with . . . — Map (db m94170) HM

Illinois (Will County), Plainfield — The Lincoln Highway - The nation's first coast-to-coast highway!Rich in History and Culture

In 1913, Carl Fisher proposed the "Coast-to-Coast Rock Highway". Eager to put America on wheels, executives from automobile and tire manufacturers quickly joined in the effort. At the inaugural meeting on July 1, 1913, the newly elected . . . — Map (db m94168) HM

Illinois (Will County), Plainfield — Village of PlainfieldA Suburban Showcase — Lincoln Highway

Plainfield is reported to be the oldest community in Will County, situated along the DuPage River it quickly became a summer suburban vacation spot for much of northern Illinois. Before automobile travel on the Lincoln Highway became the . . . — Map (db m94175) HM

Indiana (Elkhart County), Goshen — The Historic Goshen Police Booth
Erected 1939 to protect the Maple City from gangsters who might travel along this the old transcontinental Lincoln Highway — Map (db m30164) HM
Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — Indiana ... Where It All Began!
On September 1, 1912 at a dinner party for automobile manufacturers at the Deutsches Haus in Indianapolis, Carl G. Fisher, President of the Prest-O-Lite Company and father of The Indianapolis 500 unveiled his plan for a highway spanning the country . . . — Map (db m72547) HM
Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — The Lincoln Highway
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 . . . — Map (db m68035) HM
Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — The Lincoln HighwayThe Path of Progress
The Lincoln Highway was the first “Coast to Coast” transcontinental highway in the United States constructed from 1913 to 1928 beginning at Times Square in New York City and ending in Lincoln Park in San Francisco. The route spanned . . . — Map (db m72548) HM
Indiana (Lake County), Dyer — 45.1996.1 — The Lincoln Highway / The "Ideal Section"
The Lincoln Highway United States' first transcontinental highway, constructed 1913-1928, from New York City to San Francisco. Dedicated to the memory of Abraham Lincoln. Conceived by Carl G. Fisher to encourage building "good roads." . . . — Map (db m9063) HM
Indiana (LaPorte County), La Porte — The Lincoln HighwayAmerica's First Paved Coast-to-Coast Highway
How It All Began      The time was 1912. One million plus motor vehicles were in use in America, primarily in urban settings. To that time only eight recorded motor car travelers had ventured a trip across America. Paved roads were . . . — Map (db m77213) HM
Indiana (LaPorte County), La Porte — The Lincoln Highway in La Porte County"Through the Door"
French fur traders came to Northwest Indiana in the 1600's. A natural opening through the forest served as a gateway to the prairies beyond. They called this opening, La Porte, meaning, “the door”, from which the county received its . . . — Map (db m77215) HM
Indiana (Marshall County), Plymouth — Historic Crossroads of America / The Lincoln Highway
(Side One) Historic Crossroads of America Marshall County has been called the Crossroads of America. The Lincoln Highway (the Lincoln’s second alignment constructed in the mid-1920s), the Michigan Road (Indiana’s first state . . . — Map (db m75489) HM
Indiana (Porter County), Valparaiso — The Lincoln Highway
[ Map of The Lincoln Highway across the United States is at top of marker with the following text under it: ] The Lincoln Highway was the first “Coast to Coast” road covering 3,389 miles across the USA. It was the . . . — Map (db m43404) HM
Indiana (St. Joseph County), New Carlisle — The Historic Lincoln HighwayMain Street Across America
—Lincoln Highway— The Nation’s First Coast-to-Coast Auto Road Once called the Main Street Across America, it all began on September 10, 1912, when a group of industrialists led by Carl Fisher of Indianapolis Motor . . . — Map (db m76388) HM
Indiana (St. Joseph County), South Bend — 71.2010.1 — Lincoln & Dixie Highways
Lincoln Highway Association, formed 1913, promoted and procured a route from New York to California, Dixie Highway Association, formed 1915, worked similarly from Canada to Florida routes. Highways intersected here and . . . — Map (db m53874) HM
Nebraska (Buffalo County), Kearney — 488 — Buffalo County’s Lincoln Highway Seedling Mile
The Lincoln Highway Association was founded in 1913 to promote a transcontinental automobile route from new York City to San Francisco. Dedicated on October 31, 1913, the route was marked by the letter “L” within red, white, and blue . . . — Map (db m45520) HM
Nebraska (Hall County), Grand Island — 255 — The Lincoln Memorial Highway
The Lincoln Highway association, formed in 1913 to build a New York to San Francisco highway, sold “highway memberships” to raise funds for the project. In Nebraska the road, which traversed twelve states, extended westward from Iowa . . . — Map (db m45203) HM
Nebraska (Hall County), Grand Island — 482 — The Seedling Mile
Here is a section of an original Seedling Mile on the Lincoln Highway. It was completed November 3, 1915. Grand Island was the second city in the United States to build such an example of concrete roadway. The original Seedling Mile extended from . . . — Map (db m53234) HM
Nebraska (Keith County), Ogallala — Standard Oil Gas Station“Hugh”
This friendly hometown mechanic embodies the spirit of the Lincoln Highway in Keith County. He commemorates a simpler, gentler time, when the attendant would pump your gas, check your oil, and wave you on your way with a smile. Built in 1922, . . . — Map (db m70370) HM
Nebraska (Keith County), Ogallala — 8 — The Lincoln Highway
The Lincoln Highway was proclaimed the nation’s first coast-to-coast highway in 1913. It connected New York City with San Francisco, crossing twelve states and spanning 2,300 miles. The Lincoln Highway was created by an association of automobile . . . — Map (db m50799) HM
Nebraska (Platte County), Duncan — Lincoln Highway
First continental highway across United States passed through Duncan Main Street 1913 75th anniversary 1988 — Map (db m53196) HM
Nebraska (Platte County), Duncan — 462 — The Lincoln Highway - Gardiner Station Section
The Lincoln Highway Association was founded in 1913 to promote a coast-to-coast, toll- free automobile route. The Lincoln Highway, which followed existing roadways through thirteen states, was dedicated on October 31, 1913. The route was marked by . . . — Map (db m53206) HM
Nevada (Churchill County), Middlegate — Middlegate Station
Middlegate was named in 1850 by James Simson as he mapped the route for the Overland Stage Company. In his journal he writes that he thought the cuts in the mountains looked like 'gates' so he named each cut Westgate, Middlegate, and Eastgate to . . . — Map (db m89452) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Carson City — 261 — Spooner Summit
Toll Roads Johnson's Cutoff, also called the Carson Ridge Emigrant Road, passed over Spooner Summit and down Clear Creek from 1852 through 1854, but was rugged and little used. With discovery of the Comstock Lode in 1859, Spooner Summit . . . — Map (db m69714) HM
Nevada (Eureka County), Eureka — 80 — Eureka Courthouse
Built in 1879-80, of locally-fired brick and of sandstone quarried nearby, the Eureka County Courthouse remains a fine example of boom town Victorian opulence. This relic, scene of many famous trials, lives on in reflected glory of the days when . . . — Map (db m14616) HM
Nevada (Lyon County), Fernley — America's First Transcontinental Highway
The Lincoln Highway was conceived and promoted by industrialists who were determined to act on the concept of creating one transcontinental highway from amongst the various and fragmented paths, trails and city streets. The LH (1913 -1927) brought . . . — Map (db m46380) HM
Nevada (Washoe County), Verdi — Henness Pass Road
The Henness Pass Road was a major immigrant trail from the Truckee Meadows to the California gold fields. In the 1850's it was improved and became a toll road. In 1860 Felix O'Neil built a bridge over the Truckee River, east of this place and near . . . — Map (db m94297) HM
Nevada (Washoe County), Verdi — The Lincoln Highway Bridge RailsThe "Coast to Coast" Lincoln Highway
These are the first Lincoln Highway bridge rails ever built on the nation's first transcontinental highway. The Abraham Lincoln Highway ran from Times Square, New York, to Lincoln Park in San Francisco, during 1913-1927. Towns all across the . . . — Map (db m67269) HM
Nevada (White Pine County), Ely — 269 — Ely - Forging the Link
James H. Simpson put the future site of Ely on the map during his 1859 exploration through the Great Basin. In the 1860's, silver and gold deposits were discovered nearby in what became the Robinson Mining District. Ely developed as a regional . . . — Map (db m69490) HM
Nevada (White Pine County), McGill — The Lincoln HighwayA Vision that Spanned America
The Visionary: Carl Fisher was a dreamer with an entrepreneurial spirit. After amassing a large fortune and building a reputation in the auto-parts industry, Fisher began to dream of building a paved hard-surface, coast-to-coast highway. He . . . — Map (db m67131) HM
Ohio (Allen County), Gomer — Lincoln HighwayHistorical Bridge
This historical bridge was built on this site in 1927 by the Allen County Engineers office. When opened, it carried the Delphos-Upper Sandusky Road, U.S. Route 30, commonly referred to as the Lincoln Highway, over the Ottawa River and served as an . . . — Map (db m78696) HM
Ohio (Columbiana County), East Liverpool — The Lincoln Highway
The Lincoln Highway, America's first trans-continental route, was officially opened in June, 1915, amid widespread local celebrations. The highway (US Route 30) originally entered the city's East End, but later alterations caused it to cross into . . . — Map (db m44172) HM
Ohio (Van Wert County), Convoy — 6-81 — Here Lies Robert Nesbitt / The Western Terminus of the Lincoln Highway in Ohio
(Side One) Here Lies Robert Nesbitt This is the grave site of Robert Nesbitt, an immigrant from Convoy, Ireland who named Convoy, Ohio after his home town. In 2010, the Convoy Community Foundation, Convoy Lions Club, Convoy . . . — Map (db m69040) HM
Ohio (Wyandot County), Upper Sandusky — 3-88 — The Lincoln Highway — Ohio Historical Marker
Text on Side A of the Marker Conceived by leaders of the automobile industry to encourage the building of "good roads," the Lincoln Highway was established in 1913 as the first transcontinental automobile route in the United States. It . . . — Map (db m93866) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Abbottstown — The Beginning of the Lincoln Highway
The Lincoln Highway was the first coast-to-coast highway built in 1913. A group of visionary businessmen from the automotive industry, led by Henry B. Joy and Carl Fisher, formed the Lincoln Highway Association. The Association successfully . . . — Map (db m11715) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cashtown — Roads West
The historic Cashtown Inn has been offering lodging and dining to weary travelers since the turn of the 19th Century. Roads were important to town development, just as the automobile was important to their prosperity. As roads brought travelers . . . — Map (db m68558) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Highway Headquarters
General Robert E. Lee and his staff planned one of America's greatest battles at this site. Almost a century later the site began offering overnight accommodations to travelers coming to pay homage to their heroes. Gutted by fire in 1896, the . . . — Map (db m94496) HM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Bedford — The Coffee Pot
The increased number of automobiles during the Lincoln Highway era (1912-1940) led to the development of programmatic architecture. Proprietors took daring approaches to appeal to the new motoring public. All across the country, oversized . . . — Map (db m13998) HM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Bedford — The Lincoln Highway Meets the Superhighway
Nearly three centuries of transportation history can be found in Pennsylvania: native American paths to wagon trails, early canals and railroads, the Forbes and Burd Roads, and a string of ten other turnpikes. However, none were more important in . . . — Map (db m8189) HM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Bedford — Transportation History
Nearby water gaps have made this an important transporation corridor for thousands of years. Native American trails, 18th century military roads, the Pennsylvania Road, the Chambersburg and Bedford Turnpike, the Lincoln Highway, US 30, and the . . . — Map (db m52667) HM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Breezewood — Military Convoys
During World War II, the Gateway was considered to be a major stop-off for many servicemen and women who were on their way to Maryland, Virginia, the Carolinas and westward. This prime location near the turnpike interchange in Breezewood and along . . . — Map (db m337) HM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Breezewood — The Pennsylvania Turnpike
Shortly after the Pennsylvania Turnpike opened in 1941, Snyder's Gateway Inn was one of the first businesses to appear. Merle and Marian Snyder opened the restaurant shortly before World War II began and eventually supplied fuel to the military . . . — Map (db m336) HM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Schellsburg — Lincoln Highway Heritage CorridorBuilding the Highway
The French and Indian War (1754-1760) marked the entrance of Pennsylvania into world history and into the road system. General John Forbes selected the best Indian paths that would serve his military objectives of reclaiming western Pennsylvania . . . — Map (db m61085) HM
Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Schellsburg — Over the SummitLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Even when blessed with good roads and good weather, crossing the Alleghenies on the Lincoln Highway was a challenge for the early motorist. Steep grades and winding roads resulted in overheated engines and severe cases of vertigo. Entrepreneurs . . . — Map (db m61117) HM
Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Morrisville — 252 — Lincoln Highway Delaware RiverState Line
. . . — Map (db m28396) HM
Pennsylvania (Chester County), Coatesville — Philadelphia & Lancaster Turnpike Road
This was the nations first major toll road, built by a private company incorporated 1792 by the state legislature. Completed two years later and praised as the finest highway of its day, the stone-and-gravel turnpike stretched 62 miles. The 35th . . . — Map (db m8262) HM
Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Chambersburg — Finding Your WayLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Arches were a common site across the Lincoln Highway route. A Gateway Arch, now removed, spanned Lincoln Way East. The wooden arch greeted travelers as they passed through downtown. It was at this very intersection (Lincoln Highway and U. S. Route . . . — Map (db m35181) HM
Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Fayetteville — Thaddeus Stevens Blacksmith Shop
The stone walls of this old building have withstood the adversities of time and people to stand in mute testament of historical events that helped shape a nation. Built in 1837, partners John Paxton and Thaddeus Stevens erected a blacksmith . . . — Map (db m11700) HM
Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Fayetteville — The Good Roads Jubilee / The Lincoln Highway
(Left Side): The Good Roads Jubilee One of the largest celebrations for the opening of a paved section of the Lincoln Highway was held here, at the Caledonia Forest Reserve Park, on October 4, 1921. The new paved section of the Lincoln . . . — Map (db m11702) HM
Pennsylvania (Fulton County), McConnellsburg — Changing Main StreetLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Family-owned businesses on Main Street have evolved to meet changes in demand for products. Stoner's Novelty Store is a good example. Albert Stoner built this structure in 1899 as a tinsmith workshop and store. In the 1920s, his son Frank expanded . . . — Map (db m19566) HM
Pennsylvania (Fulton County), McConnellsburg — Pleasures of Roadside DiningLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Located at the fork of Route 16 and “The Lincoln Way -the Road Without Toll,” Johnnie's Motel was built in the 1940s to serve the many motorists passing through McConnellsburg. The motel's neon sign advertises “rooms with private . . . — Map (db m19554) HM
Pennsylvania (Fulton County), McConnellsburg — Traveling the Lincoln HighwayLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Carved out of a remote wilderness, McConnellsburg served the flood of travelers heading west in the late 18th century. Taverns, like the Fulton House, sprang up all along the packhorse trail from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh. Whether by foot, on . . . — Map (db m19557) HM
Pennsylvania (Fulton County), McConnelsburg — Changing Main StreetLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Over the course of the last century, the facades and functions of Main Street businesses across America have evolved. In the 1920s and '30s, Linn Motor Sales, a car dealership and service station, occupied this site. Since that time, the building . . . — Map (db m19497) HM
Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Columbia — Lincoln Highway
The country's first coast-to-coast highway was established in 1913 by the Lincoln Highway Association, largely by improving and linking existing roads between New York and San Francisco. The highway changed the way people traveled and the landscape . . . — Map (db m5761) HM
Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Stoystown — Highway EnterpriseHite House — Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Built in 1853 by John H. Hite, this building has served as the principle hotel for thousands of stagecoach, railroad, and later automobile travelers between Bedford and Greensburg. In the 1870s it was enlarged from two to three stories, and in 1922 . . . — Map (db m52756) HM
Pennsylvania (Westmoreland County), Greensburg — Train Station at GreensburgLincoln Highway
Road versus Rail—The Lincoln Highway stretches from New York City to San Francisco. In Western Pennsylvania, the Highway converges with the Pennsylvania Railroad Main Line at one location: Greenburg. The train station at Greensburg, . . . — Map (db m67362) HM
Pennsylvania (Westmoreland County), Irwin — The Beginning of the Lincoln Highway
The Lincoln Highway was the first coast-to-coast highway built in 1913. A group of visionary businessmen from the automotive industry, led by Henry B. Joy and Carl Fisher, formed the Lincoln Highway Association. The Association successfully . . . — Map (db m58075) HM
Pennsylvania (Westmoreland County), Latrobe — The Johnson House at KingstonEst, 1815 — Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
A residence and farm, a stagecoach stop, a tavern, an office building and a museum! In 1812, Scotch-Irish immigrant Alexander Johnston (who lived to be almost 100 yrs.) began erecting this landmark structure. The stone for the building and . . . — Map (db m99062) HM
Pennsylvania (Westmoreland County), Ligonier — Building the HighwayLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
This cement marker is one of 3,000 markers that were erected along the Lincoln Highway from New York City to San Francisco, approximately one per mile. On September 1, 1928, cement posts with bronze medallions bearing President Lincoln's profile . . . — Map (db m49264) HM
Pennsylvania (Westmoreland County), Ligonier — Highway EnterpriseLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
In 1895, people from Pittsburgh could find refuge from the hustle and bustle of the city in Ligonier. At this time, Mr. Wiliam J. Potts, Ligonier's first Mayor, built a Victorian residence on this site for his wife Jessamine. It was the first home . . . — Map (db m49265) HM
Pennsylvania (Westmoreland County), Ligonier — Picture Yourself on the Lincoln HighwayLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Pleasure driving along the Lincoln Highway has long been a popular pastime. Motorists sought and continue to seek scenic beauty and amusements, such as Idlewild Park. For most of its history, the Lincoln Highway was lined with attractions, . . . — Map (db m76912) HM
Pennsylvania (Westmoreland County), Ligonier — Road versus RailLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
The rise and fall of the railroad corresponded to the continuing increase of roads, like the Lincoln Highway. Railroads were needed for transportation because roads were virtually impassable. But once new paving techniques made road surfaces . . . — Map (db m49218) HM
Pennsylvania (Westmoreland County), Ligonier — Roadside EnterpriseLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
As the Lincoln Highway prospered, many towns saw the introduction of automobile dealerships onto Main Street. In 1920, A.J. McColly purchased this site, tore down two frame houses, along with a blacksmith shop, and erected this building for his . . . — Map (db m49266) HM
Wyoming (Albany County), Buford — Tree Rock
This small pine tree that seems to be growing out of solid rock has fascinated travelers since the first train rolled past on the Union Pacific Railroad. It is said that the builders of the original railroad diverted the tracks slightly to pass by . . . — Map (db m62159) HM
Wyoming (Albany County), Laramie — Henry B. Joy Monument
"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 . . . — Map (db m84887) HM
Wyoming (Albany County), Laramie — Henry Bourne Joy and the Lincoln Highway
This monument commemorates the Lincoln Highway, America's first transcontinental automobile road, and Henry Bourne Joy, the first president of the Lincoln Highway Association (1913). Joy, also president of the Packard Motor Car Company, is sometimes . . . — Map (db m47145) HM
Wyoming (Carbon County), Sinclair — The Great Lincoln Highway...
plus other lines of transportation and communication - train, telegraph and telephone - bisected America while linking its east and west coasts during one of our nation's most remarkable eras of development. Those lifelines also sustained the . . . — Map (db m89924) HM
Wyoming (Sweetwater County), Wamsutter — Henry Bourne Joy and the Lincoln Highway
This was the original location of the Henry B. Joy Lincoln Highway Monument placed in 1938 following Joy's death. Henry Bourne Joy was president of the Packard Motor Car Company and the first president of the Lincoln Highway Association. The Lincoln . . . — Map (db m67960) HM
Wyoming (Uinta County), Evanston — Lincoln Highway — Sunset Cabins
     The Lincoln Highway was established in 1913 as the nation's first coast-to-coast automobile route. It consisted of existing roads that were marked with the distinctive Lincoln Highway logo. Perhaps the most famous means of identification was . . . — Map (db m67739) HM
Wyoming (Uinta County), Fort Bridger — The Lincoln Highway — Orange and Black Garage Camp Cabins
In 1928, the Boy Scouts erected 2,400 of these monuments to commemorate the first Coast to Coast Highway from New York to San Francisco. We dedicate this monument to the memory of Mr. Albino Fillin of Fort Bridger who though to save it for . . . — Map (db m90689) HM

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