Map Points of Interest – Iowa to New York
First Meeting of Current Lincoln Highway Association (Ogden)
Held at the City State Bank Building on October 31, 1992.
Lincoln Highway Days Festival (Nevada)
Begun in 1983, it is the location of the first festival.
Abraham Lincoln Wooden Statue (Nevada)
Chainsaw art of Abraham Lincoln carved out of tree stump.
Famous Lincoln Highway Bridge (Tama)
Built 1915, this famous bridge over Mud Creek has the words "Lincoln Highway" spelled out in both railings.
Lincoln-Manahan Home Museum (Sterling)
Home has been restored to how it appeared in 1856 when Abraham Lincoln spent the night here.
Ronald Reagan's Boyhood Home & Museum (Dixon)
His youth was spent here from 1920-1924 where he raised rabbits in the backyard.
Read about Ronald Reagan’s Subaru BRAT.
1918 Filling Station (Rochelle)
1918 Standard Oil filling station. It was the first station on the Lincoln Highway in Illinois.
Every year in August the Buy-Way sale yard sale takes place across several states.
Historic Auto Dealer Row (Aurora)
A set of 15 buildings that reflect the growth of automobile retail in the early 20th century.
Red Crown Mini-Museum (Lafayette)
1928 Standard Oil Station restored into a visitor center.
Studebaker National Museum (Southbend)
Last South Bend manufactured car and last Canadian manufactured car on display.
Recreational Vehicle/Manufactured Housing Hall of Fame (Elkhart)
Historic RVs on display, including a New Moon Trailer similar to Lucy and Desi's in the film “The Long, Long Trailer.”
Stone's Tavern (Ligonier)
Built by Richard Stone in 1839, it was the center of area activity.
Johnny Appleseed Grave (Fort Wayne)
Grave site of Johnny Appleseed. The annual Johnny Appleseed Festival is held each year in September to celebrate his pioneering spirit.
Historic Mansfield Playhouse (Mansfield)
Ohio's second oldest community theatre group.
Pro Football Hall of Fame (Canton)
Opening in 1963, this museum has expanded from 19,000 square feet to 118,000 square feet.
McKinley Monument (Canton)
Final resting place of William McKinley, the 25th President of the United States from 1897 to his assassination in 1901.
Historic "Point of Beginning" Survey Marker (Ohio/Pennsylvania boarder)
Ohio-Pennsylvania state line marker commemorating the "Point of Beginning" of the survey of United States Western Lands, as required under the Land Ordinance of 1785.
Espy House (Bedford)
It was President Washington's headquarters during the Whiskey Rebellion.
Mr. Ed's Elephant Museum and Candy Store (Orrtanna)
A collection of all things elephant, gift shop and candy store.
Gettysburg National Military Park (Gettysburg)
Referred to as the "High Water Mark of the Rebellion," Gettysburg had 51,000 casualties.
York Barbell and Weightlifting Hall of Fame (York)
Founded in 1932, Bob Hoffman developed some of the first lines of exercise equipment in the industry.
Veterans Memorial Bridge (Columbia–Wrightsville)
Built 1930, it is believed to be the world's longest concrete, multiple-arched bridge.
Dutch Haven (Ronks)
Famous for ShooFly pie
Thomas Edison Memorial Tower (Edison)
Thomas Edison patented approximately 400 inventions in a six-year span while living in this community.
Times Square (New York)
Formerly named Longacre Square, it was renamed in April 1904 after the New York Times moved its headquarters to the Times Building, now called One Times Square.