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The Lincoln Highway was the first road across America. It spanned almost 3400 miles, coast-to-coast, from Times Square in New York City to Lincoln Park in San Francisco. This category seeks to waymark the unique pieces of Americana and history that still lie along this supplanted route.
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Lincoln HighwayOld Courthouse - Gettysburg, PA

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It's all about the Lincolns here at Lincoln Square on the Lincoln Highway, across from where Lincoln stayed the night before the Gettysburg Address. This part of the fabled highway is littered with these official historical markers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/18/2011

last visited: 4/22/2014

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Lincoln HighwayGettys Crossroads and Tavern - Gettysburg, PA

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Here on the Lincoln Highway in historic Gettysburg, within the Historic District Boundaries is an important site marked by an official Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission blue marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/14/2011

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayGeneral Hospital (Camp Letterman) - Hospital Marker - Gettysburg, PA

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This Civil War monument is located along the old Lincoln Hwy. The inscription states the locations of the many field hospitals during the Battle of Gettysburg & is in a commercial area, not at a battlefield like the other monuments to be found here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/14/2011

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayMobil Gas Station, Grand Junction, IA

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This is a station which served autos traveling the Historic Lincoln Highway for many years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/3/2011

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayJohn Abbott House - Abbottstown, PA

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Although significantly altered over the years, there is no missing the original 18th century construction. Despite the additions, especially in the rear, it was still added to the NRHP in 1980. Naturally, it is on the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/21/2011

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayParley P. Pratt's Golden Pass Road - Salt Lake City, Utah

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The Lincoln Highway followed Parley P.Pratt's Golden Pass Road into the Salt Lake Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Utah

date approved: 4/21/2011

last visited: 3/11/2011

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Lincoln HighwayCamp Security - York, PA

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Another beautiful roadside marker brought to you by the Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program. This durable, historical marker was erected on Thursday, July 17, 1947 by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/19/2011

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayRichards Underpass Bridge - Davis, CA

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A historic bridge in Davis, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/12/2011

last visited: 5/14/2012

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Lincoln HighwayWilliam Chester Ruth - Gap, PA

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These beautiful and durable road-side marker dot the Lincoln Highway Landscape in Pennsylvania. This marker is brought to you by the Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program and was erected in 2006 by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/9/2011

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayHarrison County Historical Museum and Welcome Center – rural Missouri Valley, IA

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One of the most fun and educational stops to make along the Lincoln Highway is the Harrison County Historical Museum and Welcome Center. It has some of the most thoroughly documented information on this historic route.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 4/9/2011

last visited: 1/5/2012

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Lincoln HighwayBrickstreet Station – Woodbine, IA

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The portion of the Lincoln Highway that runs through Woodbine contains a mile of original brick from this historic road, the longest stretch found in the state. One impressive site to visit is the Brickstreet Station Cafe.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 4/9/2011

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayMerry Brook School Museum– Woodbine, IA

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The portion of the Lincoln Highway that runs through Woodbine contains a mile of original brick from this historic road, the longest stretch found in the state. One impressive site to visit is the Merry Brook School Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 4/9/2011

last visited: 6/10/2014

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Lincoln HighwayCarnegie Public Library – Woodbine, IA

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The portion of the Lincoln Highway that runs through Woodbine contains a mile of original brick from this historic road, the longest stretch found in the state. One impressive site to visit is the Carnegie Public Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 4/9/2011

last visited: never

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Lincoln Highway47 Miles to Philadelphia - Gap, PA

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Hard to believe these original stone, mile marker jewels which predate the Lincoln Highway by more than a hundred years still exist. It was placed a full fourteen years before Lincoln was even born! This stone post is roadside and hard to miss.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/9/2011

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayBattery A, 2nd US Artillery - US Regulars Tablet - Gettysburg, PA

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A beautiful Army of the Potomac tablet on the Lincoln Highway recalls the men and movement of the Battery A, Cavalry Corps. The monument is flanked by two cannons. The Battle begun on this patch of land so it is fitting this marker should be here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/23/2011

last visited: 9/9/2011

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Lincoln HighwayGettysburg Campaign - Gettysburg, PA

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The Battle of Gettysburg started on the Lincoln Highway, in these parts, called the Chambersburg Pike (U.S. 30).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/23/2011

last visited: 11/17/2012

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Lincoln HighwayLincoln Highway Original Bricks - Omaha NE

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Thi Lincoln Highway historic marker which is near a mile of the original brick highway. This is at the corner of the Old Lincoln Highway and N 180th St on the west side of Omaha,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Nebraska

date approved: 1/8/2011

last visited: 6/5/2014

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Lincoln Highway34 Miles to Philadelphia - Thorndale, PA

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Part of a series of late 18th century markers which were installed when this, the nation's first major toll road was constructed. Later, this became part of the Lincoln Highway, almost 125 years later.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/28/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln Highway35 Miles to Philadelphia - Coatesville, PA

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The most unique late 18th century milestone you'll ever find. This one, established in 1794, is built into a stone wall and is located 20 feet or so from the famous and historical Lincoln Highway, of course.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/28/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln Highway149th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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A huge monument and statue of an infantryman immortalize and memorialize this famous and well-known PA regiment. Once again, the Lincoln Highway plays host to a larger than life monument to war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/28/2010

last visited: 9/9/2011

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Lincoln HighwayJohn G. Parke - Coatesville, PA

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Another official Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program site along the Lincoln Highway. Seems like anything historical which happened in this country, happened here on an equally historical road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/28/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayPhiladelphia & Lancaster Turnpike Road - Coatesville, PA

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This historic marker is especially relevant to the Lincoln Highway as it traces back in time the origins of this road which was originally a late 18th century turnpike.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/27/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln Highway"Men who don't often weep wept then"/Prelude to Gettysburg - Gettysburg, PA

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This two-sided sign of history is part of a wonderful interpretive series called PA Civil War Trails. This beautiful interpretive is located on historic Lincoln Highway, the same highway on which the Confederates marched over 150 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/26/2010

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Lincoln HighwayFirst National Thanksgiving - York, PA

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One of the nicest....and oldest, historical markers one will find in the York Historic District along East Market Street, aka, the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/22/2010

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Lincoln HighwayUnion Pacific Depot - Evanston Wyoming

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The Evanston Union Pacific Railway Depot was an interchange point for travelers of the Lincoln Highway and passengers on the Transcontinental Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/5/2010

last visited: 7/3/2012

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