Iowa Lincoln Highway Motor Tour stops in Youngville

Vinton Today has written about the Iowa Lincoln Highway Motor Tour’s stop in Youngville. The uncredited music accompanying the slideshow at the bottom of the article is “Goin’ all the Way On the Lincoln Highway” by Buddy Nutt (thanks to Brian Butko).

Old Cedar Rapids, IA factory remembered before demolition

The old Allis-Chambers factory, along the Lincoln Highway in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was remembered in an open house before being demolished for a new production facility.

Lincoln Highway weekend events

Here are a few events to enjoy along the Lincoln Highway this weekend.

The 4th Annual Iowa Lincoln Highway Motor Tour runs for three days, starting tomorrow.

One of the stops the tour is making will be at the Pioneer Days festival in Le Grand, Iowa on Saturday.

On Saturday, two classic Ford car clubs are taking tours of Noble County, Indiana, through which the Lincoln Highway passes.

On Saturday and Sunday, more than 300 quilts will be displayed at the Heart of the Lincoln Highway Quilt Show in Jefferson, Iowa.

  • Arts & Culture, Aug. 21, Michael Morain, Des Moines Register, August 18, 2011 (scroll down to the bottom of the article)

On Sunday, the Second Annual Lincoln Highway Car Show will take place in Matteson, Illinois.

Man walks across Iowa to raise awareness of disabilities

Using the Lincoln Highway to promote a cause is becoming quite popular. This time, Dale Hankins is walking along the Lincoln Highway across Iowa to raise awareness of disabilities.

Lincoln Highway Heritage Byway signs installed in Iowa

New Lincoln Highway Heritage Byway signs are being installed around Marshalltown, Iowa. This is in recognition of Iowa’s recent designation of the Lincoln Highway as a historic byway.

2011 Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale: August 4-6

The sixth annual Lincoln Highway Buy-Way, a yard sale that stretches across hundreds of miles, will be held from Thursday, August 4 to Saturday, August 6. This year, five states are participating: Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia. Here is more information on how to participate in the Buy-Way:

  • Iowa
  • Illinois
  • Indiana (currently no link)
  • Ohio
  • West Virginia (currently no link)

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