Category Archives: Ohio

Bob Lichty at the Packard Museum on February 18

Bob Lichty, past president of the Lincoln Highway Association and former board member of the Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor, will be speaking at the National Packard Museum in Warren, Ohio on February 18, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon, … Continue reading

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Gas and oil boom fills up vintage motor inn

Palmantier’s Motel, a vintage motor inn near Minerva, Ohio on the Lincoln Highway, is experiencing a boom in business because of a renewed interest in oil and natural gas drilling in eastern Ohio. Gas, oil boom boosts real-estate markets, Edd … Continue reading

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Historic Vermillion Institute in Hayesville, OH to be restored

The Vermillion Institute, built in 1846 in Hayesville, Ohio, has been bought by a historic preservation consulting group and will be restored. It originally housed a college and later a high school, but it has been vacant since 1929. The … Continue reading

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2012 National Lincoln Highway Conference in Canton, Ohio

Two organizations will join forces to showcase Ohio’s portion of America’s first coast-to-coast road next June. The Ohio chapters of the national Lincoln Highway Association and the official Ohio Lincoln Highway Historic Byway are planning to bring over 200 visitors … Continue reading

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Founder of Convoy, OH and western end of Lincoln Highway in Ohio commemorated

The gravesite of Robert Nesbitt, founder of the village of Convoy, Ohio, has been recognized as an Ohio Historical Marker. The back of the marker commemorates the western terminus of the Lincoln Highway in Ohio. Nesbitt grave recognized as Ohio … Continue reading

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“Fogeyisms” along the Lincoln Highway

Fogeyisms, a blog by Terry Wolf of Ohio, has blogged about some of his travels along the Lincoln Highway. Start with the link below, and then click on “Newer Post” at the bottom of the post to view his articles. … Continue reading

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Coffee shop in Van Wert, OH preserves a bit of Americana

Balyeat’s Coffee Shop, on the Lincoln Highway in Van Wert, Ohio, has been serving up authentic American cuisine since 1922. Americana preserved in Van Wert, Dan Neman, The Blade (Toledo, Ohio), October 25, 2011

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Celebrating the Lincoln Highway in Canton, Ohio

Jim Cassler talks about the Lincoln Highway Trading Post, the online store for Lincoln Highway merchandise, and next year’s LHA convention in Canton, Ohio. Postcard from Canton: Celebrating the Lincoln Highway, Gary Brown, The Repository (Canton, Ohio), October 16, 2011

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2012 LHA Conference in Canton

The Ohio chapter of the Lincoln Highway Association and the Ohio Lincoln Highway Historic Byway will be hosting the 2012 Lincoln Highway Association conference in Canton, Ohio, for a week beginning Monday, June 18. 2012 Lincoln Highway conference in Canton, … Continue reading

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A look back at the first cars in Mansfield, Ohio

Bob Carter of the Mansfield News Journal looks back at some of the first cars driven in the Lincoln Highway town of Mansfield, Ohio. Mansfield’s early cruisers, Bob Carter, Mansfield (Ohio) News Journal, September 26, 2011

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