Category Archives: Pennsylvania

1930s gas station in Pennsylvania demolished

A gas station built in the 1930s in Ligonier, Pennsylvania was demolished, but not before its owner, the Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor, salvaged historically significant portions of the building. The organization will use those pieces to reconstruct a front facade … Continue reading

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Grand View Ship Hotel in 1952

Thanks to George Albrecht, who sent us a couple of photos of a trip his family took to the Grand View Ship Hotel in Pennsylvania, 60 years ago.

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New Lincoln Highway museum in Pennsylvania

The Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor is developing a new museum on the Lincoln Highway in an 1815 stone house east of Latrobe, Pennsylvania. New museum to trace the history of the Lincoln Highway, Mary Thomas, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 16, 2012

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Road markers along Lincoln Highway in York, PA

In this entry of the Preserving York blog, Blake Stough writes about a Lincoln Highway concrete marker on East Market Street in York, Pennsylvania that has been missing since it was hit by a car in 2009. He also wonders … Continue reading

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8/5: Streetcars of Western Pennsylvania

The Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor is hosting a talk by Glenn Smeltzer on the West Penn Railways, an interurban streetcar system in Westmoreland and Fayette counties in Pennsylvania. The talk will be at the Lincoln Highway Experience in Latrobe, Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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May 6: Lincoln Highway photography presentation in Latrobe, PA

The Lincoln Highway Experience in Latrobe, Pennsylvania will a host a presentation by Richard Stoner on his Lincoln Highway photographs, on Sunday, May 6 at 2 PM. Reservations are recommended. Lincoln Highway focus of photography program, Daily American (Somerset, Pa.), … Continue reading

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Another Lincoln Highway travel blog

Jamie, a blogger from Ohio, has been posting her travels along “the greatest road across the U.S.A.” in her blog, My Lincoln Highway. Currently, her trips have been concentrated in Ohio and Pennsylvania. My Lincoln Highway Hit the road with … Continue reading

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Mobile web site covers Lincoln Highway in western Pennsylvania

The Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor has released a mobile-optimized web site, www.lincolnhighwayexperience.org, for connecting travelers on the go with destinations along the Lincoln Highway in western Pennsylvania. Lincoln Highway? There’s an app for that, Renatta Signorini, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 30, … Continue reading

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Old diner being restored for Lincoln Highway museum

An old diner is being restored to its 1930s glory and will become the focal part of the Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor’s Lincoln Highway Experience Museum, being built in Unity, Pennsylvania. History on menu at vintage Serro’s Diner, Deborah Brehun, … Continue reading

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GOP senators misrepresented transportation spending

Several Republican senators, arguing that spending for “transportation enhancements” should be cut, exaggerated and misrepresented some projects that have received such funding, including the Lincoln Highway Roadside Museum in Pennsylvania. Fact Check: GOP lawmakers spin funding tall tales, Joan Lowy, … Continue reading

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