Nebraska celebrates Lincoln Highway centennial with book

In honor of the Lincoln Highway’s centennial, Mike Konz, the managing editor of the Kearney Hub, has written a book called The Lincoln Highway: Nebraska’s Longest Main Street Celebrates 100 Years. You can find out more information, including where to buy the book, below.

Educating students about the Lincoln Highway

Ronnie O’Brien, Nebraska state director of the LHA and Director of Cultural Education at the Great Platte River Road Archway, is traveling across Nebraska to bring the Lincoln Highway to life to students throughout the state.

Lincoln Highway centennial named Top 100 event in 2013

The American Bus Association, a trade association of motorcoach operators and tour companies in the U.S. and Canada, has named next year’s Lincoln Highway centennial as one of its Top 100 events of 2013 in North America.

Historic car wash could be affected by viaduct project in Fremont, NE

The 23rd Street Viaduct project in Fremont, Nebraska would raise West 23rd Street (near an original Lincoln Highway alignment) over BNSF railroad tracks. An environmental assessment has determined that several historic properties would be affected by the viaduct, including a car wash building that is the only building of its kind along the Lincoln Highway.

Nebraska getting ready for Lincoln Highway centennial

Communities along U.S. 30 in Nebraska are working on various projects to prepare for celebrating the Lincoln Highway’s centennial in 2013.

(via Lincoln Highway Scenic & Historic Byway on Twitter)