Thanks For Joining Us @ The
14th Annual
Lincoln Highway National Conference

Coe College • Cedar Rapids, Iowa• June 13-17, 2006

PLEASE NOTE: This page is archived & will not be further updated.
Please check for updates at our 2006 Post-Conference Page.



Coe College Campus:

The cool shaded campus of Coe awaits Conference attendees!

Interactive Maps and Information

While in the Area
Explore before or after the Conference


Bob Ausberger envisions retrofitting upper Gage Union for the Conference
during a pre-Conference visit in 2005.

A graduate credit course will be available throught Coe College for
an additional tuition fee.

For details, contact:
Roger Johanson
Professor, Teacher Education
Coe College


Economical Dormitory Lodging is available. On campus lodging
is conveniently located near conference meals, seminars
and vendor area.

More Information:
On-Campus Lodging

Off-campus lodging is also available. We have negotiated a great
conference rate! Click below for details.

More Information:
Off-Campus Lodging


Tues. June 13


Welcome/Registration Table located on the Mezzanine (2nd Floor) Level
Of Gage Memorial Union.

All Meals will be served in the cafeteria on the ground floor of Gage (except as noted below).

•Bookroom/Vendors, displays and board meeting will on the ground floor of Gage. There will also be some displays on Mezzanine level of Gage.

•See the Coe interactive map online for locations:

Dormitory [Voorhees]
Quad [Brandt & Schlarbaum] rooms
Seminar [Kessler and Cherry] auditoriums

Campus & area information will also be
available at registration.

• Vendor Set-up 1:00-4:00 PM
[See Vendor info for full schedule & additional information]

• Board of Directors Meeting - 1:00 pm
Bixler Room, ground floor of Gage

• Reception Dinner "Pig Roast" with John Deere vegetables
- approx. 6:00 pm
- Inside/outside north cafeteria door at Gage Union

• ~Vendor Area OPEN 7:00-10:00 PM
Ground floor - Gage Union

Weds. June 14 & Thurs. June 15

East/West Tours
Depart Coe @ 8:00 am
Return No Later Than 6:00 pm

Two FULL days (and many miles) of Scenic Lincoln Highway
with stops at prime Iowa Lincoln Highway Sites.

We promise:
You will be fed
You will be entertained
You will be tired at the end of each day!


Classic Movie Night with Popcorn
Lobby of Voorhees Dormitory

• Vendor Area OPEN ~7:00-10:00 PM

Fri. June 16

8:00 am Group Photo
Location: Stewart Memorial Library
on Coe Campus


Seminars will be held in Kesler & Cherry on the campus of Coe.

Bob & Joyce Ausberger, Sandra Huemann-Kelly & Coe campus tour guide
check out the seats in Kesler Hall.

Kesler Lecture Hall is located in the Hickok building.
Cherry Auditorium is located in Peterson Hall.

• Drake Hokanson — Nationally acclaimed author
"Changes in the Lincoln Highway since
Main Street Across America"

• Kathleen Dow — History Transportation History Librarian,
Special Collections Library, University of Michigan

"The LHA Archive in the Special Collections Library at the
University of Michigan"

• Jan Shupert-Arick — National LHA Vice President, Indiana State LH Director
"Mapping the Lincoln Highway with Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps"

• Richard Thomas — Chair Linn County Historic Preservation Commission
"Interpreting the Lincoln Highway in Linn County: The Work of the Commission's Task Force"

• Greg Franzwa — Author, Editor, Top Dog at Patrice Press and LH Icon
"Alice Ramsey's Drive"

• Jim Ranninger — Past President LHA National President
"94 Years of Lincoln Highway Camping"

• Liz Gilman — Communications Director, White Pole Road Development Corporation
"A Lincoln Highway Might-Have-Been: Iowa's White Pole Road"

•Jeff LaFollette — Iowa State LH Director
"Route 66: The Other Road"

• Mark Hunter — Cedar Rapids and Linn County Historian
"A Walking Tour of Cedar Rapids Automobile Row"

• Lyell Henry — History Professor Emeritus, Mt. Mercy College
"A Lincoln Spin-Off: The Jefferson Highway"

• Jeff Benson, Past President Iowa LHA
"New Policies for an Old Road; Iowa Department of Transportation
Programs Preserve and Promote the Lincoln Highway across Iowa" 

• Laura Nekola — Graduate of Coe College and Illinois State LH Director
"A Walking Tour of Grant Wood Art on the Coe College Campus"

• Rollin Southwell and Russell Rein — LHA National Directors at Large
Official Lincoln Highway Stamp Cancellation (Upper Level - Gage Union)

Banquet ~ 6:00 pm

- Awards Presentation

- Presentation by Colorado members
"Conference 2007: Fort Morgan, CO"

• Vendor Area OPEN ~8:00-10:30 PM

Sat. June 17

• Vendor Teardown 7:00-9:00 AM

• "Hit the Road" Brunch - 7:30 - 8:45 am

• LHA Membership Meeting - Following Brunch


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This page updated: 6/18/06

by Sandra Huemann-Kelly