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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 HighwayAmerican War Mothers War Memorial - Wrightsville, PA

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The Lincoln Highway may not be the mother road but it is the mother of war memorials. Here on the highway is yet another war memorial, dedicated to the boys who served by their mothers. This World War metal marker is green with age & weathered.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/7/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln Highway1861 - 1865 - Wrightsville, PA

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This Civil War monument marks the most important site on the Lincoln Highway within the Wrightsville city limits. It was here the Confederate troops were stopped in their tracks and their advancement to the east denied.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/1/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayThe Returned Soldier - Columbia, PA

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There are many monuments, markers and memorials along the Lincoln Highway from this point, to over the Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge all the way to Historic York. This monument is perhaps the most notable and definitely one of the most beautiful.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/1/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayColumbia Historic District - Columbia, PA

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The first of three historic districts in a linear row (traveling east to west) which lay its hearts, sites and history along the Lincoln Highway. The Lincoln Highway is called Lancaster Avenue near the eastern most part of the district.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/1/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayWrightsville Historic District - Wrightsville, PA

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Another historic district which inspired this regional location of the Lincoln Hwy., which in turned, sparked continued growth, development, & new history. All that is best, historic & noteworthy in this historic district happens on the Lincoln.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/1/2010

last visited: 7/4/2011

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Lincoln HighwayRiding of the Rails - York, PA

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This Civil War interpretive is part of a wonderful series called Pennsylvania Civil War Trails. This beautiful interpretive is located on historic Lincoln Highway, in front of the reconstructed Colonial Courthouse (ca 1976).

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/31/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayTrinity United Church of Christ, Rev. War Historic Site & Markers - York, PA

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This is a very dynamic site along the Lincoln Highway. There are two historical markers, the site of a former home of a Revolutionary War soldier and patriot and a hundred forty-five year old church.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/29/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayYork Historic District York, PA

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The Lincoln Highway is a vital component of several historic districts on a 10 mile stretch of highway in this part of the country. To walk the streets of this historic, especially the Hwy. is to be given a lesson in history, culture, architecture.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/26/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayMurals of York - York, PA

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Once again the Lincoln Highway plays host to even more murals, this time thirteen of them! The 13 mini-murals in Cherry Lane were painted between 1996 and 2002 to promote tourism and economic development.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/26/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayColonial Courthouse - York, PA

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This is a favorite Lincoln Highway attraction among locals and visitors alike. At first glance, this really looks like a 200+ year old Georgian courthouse. This part of the Lincoln Highway gets mobbed by tourists as there is so much to see and do.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/25/2010

last visited: 12/27/2010

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Lincoln HighwayKorean War Memorial - York, PA

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Once again the Lincoln Hwy plays host to a fantastic memorial. This beautiful memorial includes a monument & statue, dedicated pavers & other neat stuff. The memorial overlooks the Codorus Creek. This is a Lincoln HIghway attraction worth seeing.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/24/2010

last visited: 5/29/2014

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Lincoln HighwayYork County's 250th Anniversary Mural - York, PA

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York's rich cultural history and development has always been centered around the Lincoln Highway or Market Street as it is called around here. This gorgeous mural depicts York County's history up to its 250th anniversary year celebration.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/24/2010

last visited: 12/28/2012

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Lincoln HighwayContinental Square - York, PA

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The Lincoln Hwy. plays host to this town square, the heart of York. The Revolutionary War & Civil War rolled through the square & the events have been recorded through historical markers & interpretives displayed at the 4 corners of the square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/24/2010

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Lincoln HighwayFour Chaplains Mural - York, PA

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The Four Chaplains mural is located on the right side of a brick building identified as an NRHP property at 137 West Market Street in York, Pennsylvania. The mural is beautiful and is easily viewable from the Lincoln Highway.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/24/2010

last visited: 12/28/2012

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Lincoln HighwayPorky's Place - York, PA

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Although this building is 30 years old and this roadside attraction has been in business among various owners for 23 years, this is one the less one of the more notable places to visit of traveling the Lincoln Highway.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/24/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayGolden Plough Tavern - York, PA

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This NRHP site is located on old Lincoln Highway, called Rt. 462 in this area. It is an important site and represent an integral part of local cultural history. It is the oldest building in York, PA.

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location: none listed yet

date approved: 7/22/2010

last visited: 12/28/2012

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Lincoln HighwayWilliam C. Goodridge Home, Marker & Museum - York, PA

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This is an important site of a businessman, abolitionist who started his life born into slavery and became an important figure in the Underground Railroad. The site is marked by two historic signs in front of his house. Today the house is a museum.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/22/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayModernaire Motel - York (Springettsbury), PA

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Vintage motel has overlooked the Lincoln Highway for over 50 years. The landmark Modernaire Motel was built in Lincoln Highway's heyday and is as well known for its neon roadside as anything else. Also featured in Zippy the Pinhead comic strip.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/16/2010

last visited: 6/25/2011

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Lincoln HighwayLincoln Highway Garage/Turkey Hill - York, PA

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In 2005, Turkey Hill ® has recreated the historic Lincoln Highway Garage (sort of) that stood on that spot since 1921. The entire area is a celebration of the Lincoln Highway with murals, vintage gas pumps, banners and other tributes to the highway.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/14/2010

last visited: 3/29/2013

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Lincoln HighwayRoad of Remembrance - Wrightsville, PA

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There is a 25-mile portion of the Lincoln Highway that is actually a World War memorial which was dedicated not too long after the inception of the highway. This monument marks the memorial.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/14/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayHosting the Invader - Wrightsville, PA

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This portion of the Lincoln Hwy which passes through Wrightsville, called Hellam St. (Rt. 462), has strong connections to the Civil War. Many markers recall specific moments in the war which happened on this hwy. This marker reveals one such story.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/10/2010

last visited: 6/16/2011

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Lincoln HighwayTrinity Lutheran Church - Wrightsville, PA

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This part of the Lincoln Hwy is known as Hellam St. or Route 462, but its connection to this original highway is unmistakable. As the German population grew along this road, this church was built along with other Lutheran churches down the road.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/9/2010

last visited: 7/4/2011

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Lincoln HighwayAmerican Gothic - Mount Vernon, IA

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Grant Wood's "American Gothic" is one of his many paintings depicting early 20th Century life in the midwest along the Lincoln Highway.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 7/3/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayWrightsville - Wrightsville, PA

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There is a lot of Civil War history which happened on the Lincoln Highway. This marker retells an important but little known aspect of that war which occurred on this stretch of the historic Highway.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/2/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayLincoln Highway Historic Marker - Columbia, PA

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This is an official Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program site which details this part of the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/2/2010

last visited: 5/14/2014

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