The Traveler - The Quarterly Newsletter of the California Chapter of the Lincoln Highway Association
Volume 3, Number 1: Winter 2002

January 2002 Chapter News

By Mary Salazar
President, California Chapter of the LHA

January 12, 2002: LHA California Chapter Meeting

Northminster Church
3235 Pope Ave.
Northeast Sacramento

From I-80 or Business I-80, take Watt Ave south for about 1 mile. Turn right on Pope Ave. It is 1½ blocks to Church, which is on the right.

1:30 PM for a potluck lunch. Bring your favorite hot dish or salad and the Chapter will furnish drink and dessert.

Our guest speaker will be Shirley Rowe. Her grandfather kept a diary on his travels to the Pan Pacific Exposition in 1915. Come share this history lesson with our members and guests.

January 19, 2002: West Sacramento dedication of Lincoln Highway replica concrete markers

West end of Tower Bridge at 11 AM. The Historical Society has purchased four of these markers to be placed at original locations in West Sacramento. Another will be dedicated in the spring at the Yolo Causeway bicycle trail. Date to be announced later.

National Conference Update

Our chapter will be Hosting the National Conference in 6 months. Lots of help is needed now. We will be at the Holiday Inn Northeast from June 11-15, 2002.

Here are the responsibilities:

Publicity: Norman Root
Registration and Conference Booklet:  Connie Heilaman and Lauretta Powell-Salinas
Displays/Book Room: James Armstrong
East Tour: Jack and Cleona Duncan
West Tour: Norman Root and George Clark
Indoor Programs: Mary Salazar

We need the help of the whole chapter. Please let me know where your interest in working will be as we will be having meeting's in the very near future. Contact me at or write me your thoughts at P.O. Box 492, Foresthill, CA 95631.

May you each enjoy Happy Holidays and I look forward to our chapter activities in the New Year.


Mary Salazar, President