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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 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: 12/13/2015

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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: 2/1/2016

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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 Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/5/2010

last visited: 7/3/2012

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Lincoln HighwayGeorge Westinghouse Bridge, East Pittsburgh, PA

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Bridge over the former Westinghouse Electric industrial complex. It rerouted the Lincoln Highway over the Turtle Creek valley in 1932, eliminating one of the most dangerous and congested sections of the Lincoln Highway in the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kbarhow

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/2/2010

last visited: 12/6/2013

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Lincoln HighwayNew Oxford Train Station/Museum & Lincoln Highway Interpretive - New Oxford, PA

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Beautifully redone for the 21st century, this station is now a museum, has a couple of neat interpretives and has a few trains as well. Located, like all great historic sites, on the Lincoln Highway (Route 30). Built 1892.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/2/2010

last visited: 8/22/2015

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Lincoln HighwayConewago Chapel - New Oxford, PA

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Another important Lincoln Highway roadside marker brought to you once again by the Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/31/2010

last visited: 8/22/2015

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Lincoln HighwayGettysburg Campaign - Gettysburg, PA

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There is an entire string of these Gettysburg historic markers strewn over the Lincoln Highway starting near York and ending here in Gettysburg. This marker is a mile from the epicenter of this Lincoln Highway 'trail' of history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/26/2010

last visited: 4/18/2015

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Lincoln HighwayEmory United Methodist Church - New Oxford, PA

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Beautiful 19th century church along the Lincoln Highway and situated at the town's center square. As the lure, popularity and of course traffic grew, so did the church, which was only about 25 years old when the highway first passed through here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/26/2010

last visited: 8/22/2015

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Lincoln HighwayAbbottstown Rotary - The Center of Town - Abbottstown, PA

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If there was anything which truly typified the lure and old-fashioned charm of the Lincoln Highway, it would be here in possible the most beautiful center of town of this small, quaint, beautiful town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/24/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayBanta Inn - Tracy, CA

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The Banta Inn in the small town of Banta on the east side of Tracy, California, was a stop on the historic Lincoln Highway and is still in business as a restaurant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/22/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayRoyal Fire Company No. 6 - York, PA

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There are many historic sites along the Lincoln Highway in this part of town but none quite as beautiful and unique as this former firehouse turned museum. The Lincoln Highway is called Market Street in this part of the historic district.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/22/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayLincoln Highway Mosaic - York, PA

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A very attractive mosaic featuring a tree scape graces the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/22/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayManor of Maske - Gettysburg, PA

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This is an official PHMP roadside marker along the Lincoln Hwy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/22/2010

last visited: 4/18/2015

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Lincoln HighwayP 100 M 14 G 14 - Abbotstown, PA

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Another neat, little mid-19th century mile marker on the old Lincoln Highway, predates the Father of All Roads by about 50 years but still characterizes the culture of the road. There are a few of these separated by of course, a mile.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/22/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayP 99 Y 15 - Abbotstown, PA

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Neat, little mid-19th century mile marker on the old Lincoln Highway, predates the Father of All Roads by about 50 years but still characterizes the culture of the road. There are a few of these separated by of course, a mile.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/17/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayRoad of Remembrance - Abbottstown, 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 along with several others up and down the road mark the memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/17/2010

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayMajor General John Fulton Reynolds Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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This is perhaps the most prolific of all the monuments erected along the Lincoln Highway in Gettysburg. This monument is a beautiful Equestrian statue/monument of Major General John Fulton Reynolds, killed at the Battle of Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/17/2010

last visited: 11/17/2012

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Lincoln HighwayMajor General John Buford Statue - Gettysburg, PA

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Welcome to a most special Lincoln Hwy. location. Here is the site of the first union cannon shot fired marked by a most impressive monument. The monument and accompanying cannon tubes were dedicated on July 1, 1895.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/15/2010

last visited: 9/8/2011

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Lincoln Highway2nd Maine Battery Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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Welcome to the most special Lincoln Hwy. location, the scene of the Gettysburg Address. Here along the hwy. can be found the most impressive of monuments in this small, historic town, including this one erected by the State of Maine on Oct. 3, 1889.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/15/2010

last visited: 9/9/2011

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Lincoln HighwayBuilding the Highway - New Oxford, PA

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Have you ever wondered how the Lincoln Highway became to be known as Route 30? What about those concrete markers, ever wonder how they came about? Read about this roadside interpretive and find the answers to these questions.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/27/2010

last visited: 8/23/2015

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Lincoln HighwayGettysburg Campaign - York, PA

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There is an entire string of these Gettysburg historic markers strewn over the Lincoln Highway starting near York and ending in Gettysburg. This marker and another represent the beginning of the Lincoln Highway 'trail'.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/27/2010

last visited: never

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