Here are some news articles that covered the Lincoln Highway Buy-Way earlier this month.
- Sales move to Lincoln Highway, Lindsay McCoy, The Times Bulletin (Van Wert, Ohio), August 9, 2012
- Lincoln Buy-Way sale continues today, Anthony Conchel, Bucyrus (Ohio) Telegraph Forum, August 10, 2012
- Shoppers flock to Fulton for garage sales, Natalie Conrad, Clinton (Iowa) Herald, August 11, 2012
- Ride down the Lincoln Highway Buy-way, Kirby Kaufman, The Daily Nonpareil (Council Bluffs, Iowa), August 11, 2012
Patch columnist Michael Lambert writes about more good eats along the Lincoln Highway in Plainfield, Illinois in the highway’s early decades.
Patch columnist Michael Lambert writes about the rise and fall of Powell’s Mill, a windmill-inspired diner and gas station along the Lincoln Highway in Plainfield, Illinois from the 1920s through the 1950s.
Emery Duick, who walked and jogged the entire length of Route 66 in 2009, will be walking the entire length of the Lincoln Highway next year to celebrate its centennial.
- No Sidestepper, Dwight Esau, Des Plaines (Ill.) Journal, April 18, 2012
As part of his column on the history of Plainfield, Illinois, Michael Lambert writes about how the Lincoln Highway led to a dramatic increase in the number of gas stations in the village.
Park Forest, Illinois dedicated its new Lincoln Highway mural on Juneteenth — June 19 — which celebrates the emancipation of slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865, the first widespread enforcement of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. The mural is part of a series of murals produced by the Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition.
The eighth annual Lincoln Highway Buy-Way takes place from Thursday, August 9 to Saturday, August 11. The yard sales will take place along the Lincoln Highway in Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa.
As with towns across the country, the number of gas stations in Plainfield, Illinois dramatically increased after the Lincoln Highway was routed through it.
New Lenox, Illinois approved a study to look into improving the US 30/Lincoln Highway corridor between I-80 and Cedar Road.
Tickets for a tour of the Lincoln Highway through the Illinois communities of Plainfield, Oswego, and Aurora on Saturday, May 19 are now available.