2013 Lincoln Highway Buy-Way: August 8–10

The eighth annual Lincoln Highway Buy-Way, a yard sale that stretches across hundreds of miles, will be held from Thursday, August 8 to Saturday, August 10, 2013. Five states are participating: Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia. Here is more information on how to participate in the Buy-Way:

Kickoff celebration for the Lincoln Highway Centennial in Indianapolis

September 21–22, 2012
Sponsored by the Indiana Lincoln Highway Association

Experience the place where it all began, inspired by Hoosier visionary Carl G. Fisher.

Friday, September 21

  • Carl Fisher and James Allison Estates at Marian University
  • Auto industrialist gravesites at Crownhill Cemetery
  • Stutz Building
  • Optional IMAX film on historic roads in Indiana in the evening at the Indiana State Museum
  • book signing by Indiana auto historians/historic roads authors

Saturday, September 22

  • Indiana Auto Pioneer Tour interpreted by auto historian Dennis Horvath
  • A historic recreation of the luncheon where Carl G. Fisher announced his vision for America’s first transcontinental road
  • Jeff Kuehl as Carl G. Fisher, the Father of the Lincoln Highway
  • A unique behind-the-scenes tour of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, built by Carl G. Fisher and three business partners

Share the road! Explore! Have fun with those who are like-minded and enjoy traveling America’s two-lane roads. Discover Indiana’s auto-making and road-building heritage.

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Register today! Early bird discounts may apply.

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2012 Lincoln Highway Buy-Way: August 9-11

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.

Lincoln Highway kiosk in La Porte, IN to be dedicated on May 5

The Indiana Lincoln Highway Association invites the general public to a dedication of Indiana’s newest Lincoln Highway Byway interpretive kiosk on Saturday, May 5 at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (dedication ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. Central Time) in La Porte, Indiana.

IMAX movie on historic Indiana roads being filmed

Lori Cravens and Candy Yurcak are creating an IMAX film exploring historic roads in Indiana, including the Lincoln Highway, and why they are worth preserving. The film will be shown at this year’s Preserving the Historic Road conference in September.

1937: Lincoln Highway supplanted by new 4-lane highway in Indiana

On January 15, 1937, a contract was awarded to replace seven miles of the old Lincoln Highway, U.S. 30, in western Indiana with a new 4-lane highway. The contract price was $380,428, which is almost $6,000,000 in 2011 dollars.

Fort Wayne, IN looks forward to Lincoln Highway’s new “byway” designation

The Fort Wayne/Allen County Convention and Visitors Bureau is looking into how to draw more visitors to their area by taking advantage of the Lincoln Highway’s new designation as an official Indiana state byway.

What happened to Fort Wayne, IN’s Lincoln Highway arches?

Fort Wayne, Indiana erected two arches over the Lincoln Highway around 1914. Indiana LHA president Jan Shupert-Arick asks whatever happened to them.