Category Archives: Indiana

Lincoln Highway now an official byway in Indiana

The Indiana portion of the Lincoln Highway is now officially part of the Indiana Byway Program. The Indiana Lincoln Highway Association and a new Indiana Lincoln Highway Byway Council will develop a corridor management plan, including guidelines for road signage … Continue reading

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Indiana LHA meeting this Saturday at 10:30 am

The Indiana Lincoln Highway Association is holding its fall meeting this Saturday, October 15, 10:30 a.m., at the old Carnegie Library in Goshen. Highway group plans fall meeting, South Bend (Ind.) Tribune, October 14, 2011

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Beautifying the Lincoln Highway in South Bend, Indiana

Lincoln Highway Association member Joyce Chambers writes about the beautification project of a railroad viaduct near the Lincoln Highway in South Bend, Indiana. Beautifying an historic highway, Joyce Chambers (letter to the editor), South Bend (Ind.) Tribune, September 26, 2011

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Bill and Karen’s excellent Lincoln Highway adventure

Bill and Karen, of Lafontaine, Ontario, Canada, are blogging about their latest two-lane road trip adventure along the Lincoln Highway. Bill & Karen’s new Lincoln Highway trip, Brian Butko, Lincoln Highway News, September, 3, 2011 Bill and Karen’s Travel Journal

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From the Netherlands to the Lincoln Highway

Harold de Bock, who lives in the Netherlands, is starting a trip riding a motorcycle across the Lincoln Highway from Indiana to Wyoming. From Netherlands to tour the Lincoln Highway, Brian Butko, Lincoln Highway News, August 30, 2011

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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. Sweet rides to make local stops, Andrew Potter, Times-Republican (Marshalltown, Iowa), August 25, … Continue reading

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Model A’s participate in Lincoln Highway Adventure

More than a dozen Ford Model A’s cruised into downtown Valparaiso, Indiana, as part of this year’s Lincoln Highway Adventure across the state. A sentimental journey, Jeff Burton, The Times of Northwest Indiana (Munster, Ind.), August 7, 2011

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Building railroad bridges can take decades

Two cities along the Lincoln Highway have been trying to eliminate at-grade railroad crossings since the 1920s. The Calumet Avenue grade separation in Munster, Indiana was first brought up in 1922. The city is finally hoping to start construction next … Continue reading

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Dixie Highway classic car cruise meets the Lincoln Highway

The annual Driving the Dixie Classic Car Cruise stopped in Chicago Heights, Illinois, where the Dixie Highway intersects the Lincoln Highway. Both the Dixie and the Lincoln were the brainchild of entrepreneur Carl Fisher. Driving the Dixie, Paul Czapkowicz, The … Continue reading

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Plans for a Lincoln Highway kiosk in La Porte, IN

The Indiana chapter of the Lincoln Highway Association is raising money to install a kiosk commemorating the original route of the Lincoln Highway through La Porte, Indiana. Local man looks to commemorate original Lincoln Highway travelers, Matt Fritz, Herald Argus … Continue reading

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