Lincoln Highway news in Pennsylvania

LHA PA Director Olga Herbert has been busy – read about her plans for the enhanced PA Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor HQ site, from the Pittsburgh Tribune Review:

And the Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor wins a 2007 Arthur St. Clair Historic Preservation Awards from the Westmoreland County Historical Society:

Take a virtual drive on the Lincoln Highway care of PennDot – go to this site:

  • Accept at the disclaimer pager.
  • Make sure pop-ups are allowed in your browser and the Google toolbar if you use it.
  • Read the disclaimer and click on I Accept
  • Select your connection speed
  • At the 1st drop down, Pick a Search Site, select: PennDot Route
  • At the 2nd drop town, Select County, select: Bedford
  • At the last dropdown, Route, select 0030 Lincoln Hwy
  • Then click Go

There is a FAQ page if you are having problems or want more info:

Brian Butko alerts us to the fact the Twin Hi-Ways Drive-In Movie theater, named for the Lincoln and William Penn Highways has reopened after 11 years:

And from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Brian also sends us these stories:

Roadtrippin’ Blog features Lancaster to Pittsburgh:

Bernie and Esther Queneau were featured in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article in July, Mt. Lebanon man recalls eventful 1928 trip along Lincoln Highway. My favorite quote from Esther: “I got the ultimate Lincoln Highway collectible,” she says, “a 1928 Boy Scout.”:

and at:

Esther writes to let us know about the Big Mac museum on the LH, from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Read more about it and check out some pics at the site:

Checkout the wonderful website for the ice cream parlor – the Franklin Fountain in downtown Pennsylvania:

Color snapshots of the Grandview Ship Hotel at Suzy’s bloomers Blog:

“York Sunday News columnist Gordon Freireich recently gave an absorbing tour of the Lincoln Highway – Route 30 – in and around Abbottstown and New Oxford” at

Jalynn’s Window on Nature blog has some pics of the LH near Schellsburg – A Very Scenic Drive:

Great Thai Food in Amish Country at the Lemon Grass, 2481 Lincoln Highway, Lancaster. Read the review at:

[barbeque and Thai are my favorite road foods – both are usually at least good or better]

One thought on “Lincoln Highway news in Pennsylvania

  1. Several weeks ago, I commented on a situation which I witnessed around 1938- 1940. I
    never heard anything back. You have my e-mail
    address so if you are interested give me a holler, and I will fill you in on something which I think was very interesting that happened on the Lincoln Highway sometime around the above dates. Art Nau

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