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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 HighwayHistoric Mile Marker Monument (P 102 - Y 16 - G 12) - Abbottstown, PA

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A quick and intentional eye will sometimes help in discovering old and forgotten stone mile markers, like this one. This milepost os on the north side of US 30 (Lincoln Highway) giving distances to Philadelphia, York, & Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/4/2013

last visited: 9/10/2014

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Lincoln HighwayHotel Codorus - York, PA

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At one time, the Hotel Codorus was a blighted building. The Redevelopment Authority of York recognized this site as critical to the future redevelopment of W. Market St./Lincoln Hwy. Today, the former hotel is restored to its former glory.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2013

last visited: 9/5/2014

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Lincoln HighwayArticles of Confederation - York, PA

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A popular favorite is the walking tour of the 18 York murals. Among them is this mural completed in 1999. The mural captures members of the 2nd Continental Congress, meeting in York, deliberating on a draft of the Articles of Confederation in 1777.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/27/2013

last visited: 9/5/2014

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Lincoln HighwayGreen Hill Theater - Philadelphia, PA

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The last of three surviving vintage movie theaters along this stretch of the Lincoln Highway leading toward Philadelphia. This is the oldest of the trio, being built in 1945. Since at least 1988, this cinema has been a church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/30/2012

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwaySeville Theater - Bryn Mawr, PA

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Another Lincoln Highway, vintage movie theater jewel from the twenties. The NRHP theater has been revived and redone over the years and it is a stunning testament to artistic integrity and the will of a single-minded community.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/30/2012

last visited: 6/24/2014

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Lincoln HighwayAnthony Wayne Theater - Wayne, PA

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This beautiful, art deco theater from 1928 has been added to the newly formed Wayne Historic District as a contributing structure. The colorful terra cotta details make this one of a kind building really pop & a jewel of the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/30/2012

last visited: 12/30/2012

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Lincoln Highway14 Miles to Philadelphia - Radnor, PA

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This is a replacement milestone for the original 19th century one lost time. The milestone stands along the Lincoln Highway and marks the mileage to Philadelphia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/30/2012

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwaySpringetsbury Manor - Wrightsville, PA

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This newly installed sign along the Lincoln Highway replaced two other incarnations of the same sign which once stood about .6 miles from here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/30/2012

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayLife is a Highway...Enjoy the View - New Oxford, PA

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A beautiful highway display in the form of an artistically painted vintage gas pump and an official Lincoln Highway interpretative can be found in front of the Aero Oil Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/8/2012

last visited: 8/22/2015

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Lincoln HighwayLincoln Highway Plaque & Marker ~ Carson City, Nevada

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In addition to the usual concrete marker, this location has a bronze plaque commemorating the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: 10/7/2016

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Lincoln HighwayLincoln Highway Marker #2 - Rock Springs WY

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This is one of at least three Lincoln Highway markers that I found in Rock Springs, two of which are on Dewar Drive, the original Highway 30

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/9/2012

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayLincoln Highway Marker - Rock Springs WY

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This is one of at least three Lincoln Highway markers that I found in Rock Springs, two of which are on Dewar Drive, the original Highway 30

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/9/2012

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayLincoln Highway Marker at the Whitley County Historical Museum, Columbia City,IN

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Thomas R. Marshall House/Whitley County Historical Museum along the Lincoln Highway in Columbia City, IN

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member walkingwildly

location: Indiana

date approved: 8/9/2012

last visited: 8/17/2012

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Lincoln HighwayThe Four Cannons & the First Shot - Gettysburg, PA

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Here's a beautiful Lincoln Hwy display of 3-inch guns, one which signaled the very beginning of the Battle of Gettysburg. All totaled, there are four of these 3-inch guns displayed in a most unusual fashion, surrounding the Buford statue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/8/2012

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwaySt. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church - York, PA

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A beautiful Lincoln Highway site can be found is this gorgeous church, which grew up along side the highway as it developed in it s heyday. This old building has had many renovations but it all started back in 1906.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/9/2012

last visited: 9/5/2014

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Lincoln HighwayPony Express - Stateline, NV

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A quick view of the REALL Pony Express along the Lincoln Highway in Stateline, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 3/13/2012

last visited: 11/10/2016

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Lincoln HighwayMadame Tussaud's Wax Museum - New York, NY

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Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum is located on the Lincoln Highway on 42nd Street, one block west of Broadway, in Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 2/24/2012

last visited: 11/10/2016

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Lincoln HighwayFirst Seventh-Day Adventist Church - Coatesville, PA

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Another historic Lincoln Hwy. site. The empty 121-year old church is slated to become a Seventh-Day Adventist Church. The church's beginnings & original habitants/denomination is as yet, unknown, but a cornerstone offers a construction date.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/25/2012

last visited: never

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Lincoln Highway53 Miles to Philadelphia 9 Miles to Lancaster - Paradise, PA

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Granite milestones continue to mark the distance between Philadelphia & Lancaster on the Philadelphia-Lancaster Pike. Chiseled deep in a stone mile marker along the Old Philadelphia Pike near Paradise is this 200 year old mile stone, still standing.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/8/2012

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayDowningtown Log House - Downingtown, PA

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Some say this is the oldest dwelling in Chester County. Built in 1701, this very simple 1½ log home over 300 hundred years old! Where else could a site like this be found but the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/6/2012

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayCoatesville Historic District - Coatesville, PA

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One of the more notable scenes along the 3,389 miles of the Lincoln Hwy is this small, beautiful town which grew up along this famous road. It's historic district runs right along the famous hwy. corridor. Founded by original settler, Moses Coates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/4/2012

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayNational Bank of Coatesville Building - Coatesville, PA

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The Lincoln Highway passes through this Coatesville Historic District and what better way to typify the highway and this beautiful, historic town then to highlight one of the eye-popping, individually-listed NRHP sites.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/6/2011

last visited: never

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Lincoln Highway43 Miles to Philadelphia 19 Miles to Lancaster - Parkesburg, PA

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Another very old, 19th century historic mileage marker along the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: never

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Lincoln Highway44 Miles to Philadelphia 18 Miles to Lancaster - Parkesburg, PA

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There is an old, late 19th century mile marker in front of Country Gardens Restaurant. This historic, stone marker has a twist: The mileage information is facing backwards, away from the road! Naturally, it's on the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayLincoln Highway Mural - Dekalb, IL

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This mural depicts travelers driving the Lincoln Highway though the old DeKalb arch which was built by the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce in the early 1920’s ...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/20/2011

last visited: never

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