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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 HighwayThe Reno Arch (original) - Reno, NV

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The original Reno Arch was erected in 1926 to help promote an exposition that celebrated the completion of the Lincoln Highway and is now located on Lake Street, a few blocks south of 4th Street, the original Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/10/2014

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayYorktowne Hotel - York, PA

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The Yorktowne Hotel, situated in downtown York, was built in 1925 and still is a quality place to stay for a night or hold events such as wedding receptions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayLincoln Monument - Laramie, WY

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The Lincoln Monument is dedicated to the 16th president of the United States, and the name of the Lincoln Highway which passes right here on this very spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Lincoln HighwayUnion Pacific Railroad Depot - Cheyenne, WY

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The historic Union train depot is located next to the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Lincoln Highway100th Meridian - 247 Miles to Omaha -- Cozad NE

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A landmark 100th Meridian sign on the old Lincoln Highway, the modern US 30, in downtown Cozad NE

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Nebraska

date approved: 2/10/2014

last visited: 5/7/2014

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Lincoln HighwayDuffy's Cut Historical Sign

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Sign detailing the nearby railroad construction crew tragedy where Irish immigrants died under mysterious circumstances. A PBS documentary suggested that at least some of the workers were murdered by a local group of vigilantes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kbarhow

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayDuarte Garage - Livermore, CA

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The historic Duarte Garage in Livermore, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayAbby's Hwy 40 Cocktail Lounge - Reno, NV

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This small bar/cocktail lounge is riddled with neon signs outside its establishment and contains a Lincoln Highway neon sign that promoted Hwy 40, which one traveled down this street, now known as E 4th Street near downtown Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/24/2013

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayAlbert Einstein Monument - Princeton, NJ

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The foremost scientist of the 20th century lived and worked along the Lincoln Highway, Route 27, at Princeton University in Princeton, NJ. A monument on the Lincoln Highway records his image and accomplishments.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New Jersey

date approved: 9/1/2013

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayAtlas Theatre - Cheyenne, WY

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The Atlas Theatre was listed as an All-American Roadside Attraction in the 1910s and 1920s since it was on the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/17/2013

last visited: never

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Lincoln HighwayNassau Hall - Princeton, NJ

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Nassau Hall is located on the campus of Princeton University along Route 27, the Lincoln Highway, in Princeton, NJ. In 1783, it was the first capital of the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/16/2013

last visited: never

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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 Premium 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 Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2013

last visited: never

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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 Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/27/2013

last visited: never

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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 Premium 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 Premium 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 Premium 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 Premium 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 Premium 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 Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/8/2012

last visited: never

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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: 1/23/2014

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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 Premium 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 Premium 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 Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/8/2012

last visited: never

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