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 The Lincoln Highway Resource Guide

 Submitted to

Beth Savage

National Register of Historic Places

National Park Service

 August 2002

    Prepared by

 

Kevin J. Patrick

Primary Consultant

 

Geography and Planning Department

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701

(724) 357-3767                                                                      

kpatrick@grove.iup.edu                                                        

 

Robert Wilson

Technical Consultant

 

Spatial Science Research Center

Robertshaw Building

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701

(724) 357-2251

rewilson@grove.iup.edu

Contents

 

Acknowledgments …………………………………………………………………………iv - v 

 

Exploring America’s First Transcontinental Highway …………………………………….1 - 5

 

National Significance of the Lincoln Highway …………………………………………9 - 11

 

Historical Geography of the Lincoln Highway ………………………………………….13 - 23           

 

Lincoln Highway in New York …………………………………………………………27 - 28

Lincoln Highway Properties on the National Register of Historic Places …………..29

Lincoln Highway Landmarks ………………………………………………………..29

New York Contacts ………………………………………………………………….29

 

Lincoln Highway in New Jersey ………………………………………………………..33 - 35

Lincoln Highway Properties on the National Register of Historic Places ……..37 - 39

Lincoln Highway Landmarks …………………………………………………...39 - 42

Lincoln Highway Interpretation and Preservation Projects ………………………….42

New Jersey Contacts ………………………………………………………………....42

 

Lincoln Highway in Pennsylvania ………………………………………………………45 - 48

Lincoln Highway Properties on the National Register of Historic Places ……..49 - 57

Lincoln Highway Landmarks …………………………………………………..57 - 71

Lincoln Highway Interpretation and Preservation Projects …………………….72 - 73

Pennsylvania Contacts ………………………………………………………………74

 

Lincoln Highway in West Virginia ……………………………………………………...77 - 78

Lincoln Highway Landmarks ………………………………………………………..79

Lincoln Highway Interpretation and Preservation Projects …………………………79

West Virginia Contacts ……………………………………………………………...79

 

Lincoln Highway in Ohio ……………………………………………………………….83 - 85

Lincoln Highway Properties on the National Register of Historic Places ………….86

Lincoln Highway Landmarks …………………………………………………..86 - 94

Lincoln Highway Interpretation and Preservation Projects …………………….94 - 95

Ohio Contacts …………………………………………………………………...95 - 96

 

Lincoln Highway in Indiana ……………………………………………………………99 - 101

Lincoln Highway Properties on the National Register of Historic Places …………102

Lincoln Highway Landmarks ………………………………………………..102 - 105

Lincoln Highway Interpretation and Preservation Projects ………………….105 - 107

Indiana Contacts ……………………………………………………………..107 - 108

 

Lincoln Highway in Illinois …………………………………………………………...111 - 113

Lincoln Highway Properties on the National Register of Historic Places …………115

Lincoln Highway Landmarks ………………………………………………...115 - 120

Lincoln Highway Interpretation and Preservation Projects ………………….121 - 123

Illinois Contacts ……………………………………………………………………123

 

Lincoln Highway in Iowa ……………………………………………………………..127 - 130

Lincoln Highway Properties on the National Register of Historic Places …...131 - 134

Lincoln Highway Landmarks ………………………………………………...134 - 142

Lincoln Highway Interpretation and Preservation Projects ………………….142 - 148

Iowa Contacts ………………………………………………………………………148

 

Lincoln Highway in Nebraska ………………………………………………………..151 - 153

Lincoln Highway Properties on the National Register of Historic Places …...155 - 156

Lincoln Highway Landmarks ………………………………………………..156 - 163

Lincoln Highway Interpretation and Preservation Projects ………………….163 - 165

Nebraska Contacts ……………………………………………………………165 - 166

 

Lincoln Highway in Colorado ………………………………………………………169 - 171

Lincoln Highway Properties on the National Register of Historic Places …………173

Lincoln Highway Landmarks ………………………………………………...173 - 174

Colorado Contacts ………………………………………………………………….174

 

Lincoln Highway in Wyoming ……………………………………………………….177 - 180

Lincoln Highway Properties on the National Register of Historic Places …………181

Lincoln Highway Landmarks ………………………………………………..181 - 186

Lincoln Highway Interpretation and Preservation Projects ………………….186 - 188

Wyoming Contacts …………………………………………………………………188

 

Lincoln Highway in Utah ……………………………………………………………..191 - 194

Lincoln Highway Properties on the National Register of Historic Places …………195

Lincoln Highway Landmarks ………………………………………………...195 - 198

Lincoln Highway Interpretation and Preservation Projects ………………….198 - 199

Utah Contacts ………………………………………………………………………199

 

Lincoln Highway in Nevada …………………………………………………………203 - 206

Lincoln Highway Properties on the National Register of Historic Places …………207

Lincoln Highway Landmarks ………………………………………………...207 - 212

Lincoln Highway Interpretation and Preservation Projects ………………………...213

Nevada Contacts ……………………………………………………………………214

 

Lincoln Highway in California ………………………………………………………..217 - 220

Lincoln Highway Properties on the National Register of Historic Places …...221 - 222

Lincoln Highway Landmarks ………………………………………………...222 - 228

Lincoln Highway Interpretation and Preservation Projects ………………….229 - 230

California Contacts …………………………………………………………………230

 

Phase I Summary and Recommendations for Phase II ……………………………….231 - 235

 

Appendix ……………………………………………………………………………...237 - 258

Lincoln Highway Chronology ………………………………………………..239 - 247

Lincoln Highway Directory …………………………………………………..249 - 258

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