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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 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 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 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.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: 11/21/2015

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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: 8/24/2022

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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.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/26/2010

last visited: 12/13/2015

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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: 8/24/2022

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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.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/24/2010

last visited: 8/24/2022

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/26/2010

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/29/2010

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.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/22/2010

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/24/2010

last visited: 12/28/2012

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Lincoln HighwayYork Meetinghouse - York, PA

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A one way section of the Lincoln HIghway plays host to the oldest house of worship in the very historic York, PA. This site is also listed on the NRHP.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/25/2010

last visited: never

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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 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: 8/24/2022

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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.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/27/2013

last visited: 9/5/2014

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/25/2010

last visited: 8/24/2022

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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).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/31/2010

last visited: 8/25/2022

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/24/2010

last visited: 12/26/2021

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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.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2013

last visited: 12/26/2021

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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 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.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/22/2010

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.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/9/2012

last visited: 9/5/2014

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Lincoln HighwayYork Fair & Historic Marker - York, PA

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The old Lincoln Highway plays host to America's oldest agricultural fair. The fair has been here and in continuous operations since 1888

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/27/2010

last visited: 9/5/2014

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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 HighwayHaines Shoe House - Hellam, PA

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This is a must see attraction off the beaten path. Come see a giant shoe house and stay for ice cream. The shoe is open Friday to Sunday for tours.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/19/2009

last visited: 12/29/2021

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