Lincoln Road Trip

O. V. Brown, a local historian with a passion for preserving Lincoln's heritage, donated the multitude of Lincoln artifacts he'd spent most of his life gathering, many from the president's ... The village helps 128 lincoln road triP.

Author: Jane Simon Ammeson

Publisher: Red Lightning Books

ISBN: 9781684350650

Category: Travel

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America's favorite president sure got around. From his time as a child in Kentucky, as a lawyer in Illinois, and all the way to the Oval Office, Abraham Lincoln toured across the countryside and cities and stayed at some amazing locations. In Lincoln Road Trip: The Back-Roads Guide to America's Favorite President, Jane Simon Ammeson will help you step back into history by visiting the sites where Abe lived and visited. This fun and entertaining travel guide includes the stories behind the quintessential Lincoln sites, but also takes you off the beaten path to fascinating and lesser-known historical places. Visit the Log Inn in Warrenton, Indiana (now the oldest restaurant in the state), which opened in 1825 and where Lincoln stayed in 1844, when he was campaigning for Henry Clay. You can also visit key places in Lincoln's life, like the home of merchant Colonel Jones, who allowed a young Abe to read all his books, or Ward's Academy, where Mary Todd Lincoln attended school. Along with both famous and overlooked places with Lincoln connections, Jane Simon Ammeson profiles nearby attractions to round out your trip, like Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, a third-generation family-owned amusement park that can be partnered with a trip to the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial and Lincoln State Park. Featuring new and exciting Lincoln tales from Springfield, IL; Beardstown, KY; Booneville, IN; Alton, IL; and many more, Lincoln Road Trip is a fun adventure through America's heartland that will bring Lincoln's incredible story to life.
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Road Trip USA

If you want to travel along the granddaddy of old roads, look for Greetings from the Lincoln Highway, a fully illustrated milebymile guide by Brian Butko (Stackpole Books, 2005). Main Street to Miracle Mile: American Roadside ...

Author: Jamie Jensen

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781612389035

Category: Travel

Page: 952

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The Road Awaits! Criss-cross the country on America's classic two-lane highways with Road Trip USA! Inside Road Trip USA you'll find: A flexible network of route combinations color-coded and extensively cross-referenced to allow for hundreds of possible itineraries Mile-by-mile highlights celebrating the best of Americana, including roadside curiosities, parks, diners, and the local history and personality that makes each small town and big city unique Over 125 detailed driving maps covering more than 35,000 miles of classic American blacktop Full-color photos and illustrations of America both then and now Expert advice from road-warrior Jamie Jensen, who sped along nearly 400,000 miles of highway in search of the perfect stretches of pavement Insight into the heart of the great American road trip, as well as resources and suggestions for the best books to read as you explore the US Road Trip USA is so full of the beauty of the American highway, why wait to start your next adventure? Hit the Road!
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Greetings from the Lincoln Highway

A Road Trip Celebration of America's First Coast-to-Coast Highway Brian Butko. Gannett, Lewis. Sweet Land. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1934. Very good travelog but not about the Lincoln Highway. Gladding, Effie.

Author: Brian Butko

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493041688

Category: Travel

Page: 288

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The Lincoln Highway was the first continuous road to connect the coasts, allowing newly motorized Americans to cross the country by car. This book allows readers to travel across 100 years of the highway, from New York City to San Francisco, with stops at historic landmarks, bridges, taverns, movie palaces, diners, gas stations, ice cream stands, tourist cabins, and roadside attractions. Color maps and stories of the highway take readers through 14 states, with excerpts from memoirs and old postcards giving a feel for what early motoring was like--the good, the bad, and the muddy. The book is organized by state, with narrative information on what the original Lincoln Highway crossed through. There are historical tidbits and nostalgic details, along with information on what remains. This book is a useful treasure for travel planning and armchair reading.
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The Lincoln Highway in Iowa A History

“It's not unusual for Europeans, Japanese and other world travelers to come to the United States for a cross-country road trip on the Lincoln Highway,” said Drake Hokanson, author of The Lincoln Highway: Main Street Across America, ...

Author: Darcy Dougherty Maulsby

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9781467149808

Category: History

Page: 208

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The Lincoln Highway

This adventure rose out of a young cousin's need for a co-driver on his long trip back to college in the Bay Area, my interest in seeing an old friend on Powell Street, and my hopes of finding a 1928 Lincoln Highway marker in the middle ...

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Publisher: University of Iowa Press

ISBN: 1587291134

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 159

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"With his lively pen and lyric camera, Mr. Hokanson takes us on a journey of discovery. The open road is, in part, a defining characteristic of this country, and the Lincoln Highway is one of the historic traces ... like the Oregon Trail, the Camino Real, or the National Road. Not just for tourists, the Lincoln Highway accelerated the processes of social mobility, changed our geography, and led inexorably to a new America. This is an important story, well researched and beautifully, perceptively told." -- William L. Withuhn, Curator of Transportation, Smithsonian Institution Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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The Automobile and American Life 2d ed

Lincoln. Highway. With the increasing numbers of vehicles on the road, the level of talk concerning improved ... Travel literature concerning the Lincoln Highway appeared long before the highway was completed and certainly became ...

Author: John Heitmann

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476669359

Category: Transportation

Page: 291

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Reviews of the first edition: "The prose is almost flawless, and the writing never feels beleaguered...it is almost like the author enjoyed every topic and every page. Highly recommended. All collections"—Choice "A great starting point for any student of American automotive history and a worthwhile addition to a collector's bookshelf"—Autoweek "Fun, informative, and close to a prewar bull's eye!"—Prewar Auto Notes "Very worthwhile reading"—Hemmings Classic Car "This is an immensely useful work, especially for those of us who want an entertaining and provocative text for our courses...provide teachers with a great opportunity to expand on the text in class...a valuable asset to any teacher who hopes to bring the automobile and automobility into the classroom"—Technology and Culture "Highly recommended"—Enterprise & Society "A deeply thought provoking study"—www.route66infocenter.com. Now revised and updated, this book tells the story of how the automobile transformed American life and how automotive design and technology have changed over time. It details cars' inception as a mechanical curiosity and later a plaything for the wealthy; racing and the promotion of the industry; Henry Ford and the advent of mass production; market competition during the 1920s; the development of roads and accompanying highway culture; the effects of the Great Depression and World War II; the automotive Golden Age of the 1950s; oil crises and the turbulent 1970s; the decline and then resurgence of the Big Three; and how American car culture has been represented in film, music and literature. Updated notes and a select bibliography serve as valuable resources to those interested in automotive history.
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Lonely Planet Eastern USA

The Lincoln Hwy is authentic road tripping, sans much of the hype and commercialization of other famous byways. While the route navigates some of the East's prominent cities – NYC and Philadelphia among them – it also steers well off ...

Author: Lonely Planet

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 9781787019584

Category: Travel

Page: 1286

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Lonely Planet Eastern USA is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get active underwater in Florida Keys, hit the streets of New York City, or watch leaves change color in New England; all with your trusted travel companion. Begin your journey now!
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Breaking History Lost America

Ski Travel. https:// skjtravel.net/index.php/46-uncategorised/305-ghost-town-gilman-colorado Boyd, Pam. ... DRIVEINS, AND DINERS Route 66 The Oregon Trail The Lincoln Highway Drive-ins Amusement Parks “Historic Route 66 Travel Guide.

Author: Don Rauf

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493033973

Category: History

Page: 240

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Breaking History books offer a front row seat to history as it broke (like “breaking news”) and give the blow-by-blow of historical discovery—what we learned, when we learned it, who made the discovery, and how. Lost America is an illustrated look at fascinating places in the United States that have existed only in myth and have never been found, those that were abandoned and why, and those that were lost to social upheaval or natural disaster. The book reviews the history behind these places—how they began, how long they endured, why they were lost, and how many have been rediscovered. Included are accounts of the mysterious disappearance of the Anasazi from the Southwest, the abandonment of the Roanoke Colony in 1590, the environmental disaster that caused the population of Centralia, Pennsylvania to evacuate the town in the 1980s, and the nearly-intact ghost town of Bodie, California. The book also includes places that were thought to exist, but did not--or not yet, anyway: legendary Norse settlements, lost cities of gold, and The Fountain of Youth.
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Roadside Attractions

Cool Cafés, Souvenir Stands, Route 66 Relics, & Other Road Trip Fun Brian Butko, Sarah Butko. SPOTLIGHT ON the Lincoln Highway 44 AMUSING PLACES FAN FAVORITE The Boardwalk and bathhouse at Rye. TRADING POST A third longer than Route 66 ...

Author: Brian Butko

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811702294

Category: Travel

Page: 154

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Hit the open road for fun and wackiness as the Butkos visit offbeat attractions from coast to coast--dinosaur parks, miniature golf courses, populuxe motels, vintage amusement arcades, classic diners illuminated in neon, and even the world's largest ball of twine. More than fifty fellow authors and artists offer stories about their favorite attractions or recall memorable trips. Visitor information is included to help plan quick visits or an entire road trip.
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Lincoln Road Trip

In Lincoln Road Trip: The Back-Roads Guide to America’s Favorite President, Jane Simon Ammeson will help you step back into history by visiting the sites where Lincoln lived and visited.

Author: Jane Simon Ammeson

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9781684350636

Category: Travel

Page: 232

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“An engagingly written, personable, and intimate portrait of a president that walks in his footsteps and creates a cultural contextual lens through travel.” —Library Journal America’s favorite president sure got around. Before Abraham Lincoln’s sojourned to the Oval Office, he grew up in Kentucky and began his career as a lawyer in Illinois. In fact, Lincoln toured some amazing places throughout the Midwest in his lifetime. In Lincoln Road Trip: The Back-Roads Guide to America’s Favorite President, Jane Simon Ammeson will help you step back into history by visiting the sites where Lincoln lived and visited. This fun and entertaining travel guide includes the stories behind the quintessential Lincoln sites, while also taking you off the beaten path to fascinating and lesser-known historical places. Visit the Log Inn in Warrenton, Indiana (now the oldest restaurant in the state), where Lincoln stayed in 1844 when he was campaigning for Henry Clay. Or visit key places in Lincoln’s life, like the home of merchant Colonel Jones, who allowed a young Abe to read all his books, or Ward’s Academy, where Mary Todd Lincoln attended school. Along with both famous and overlooked places with Lincoln connections, Ammeson profiles nearby attractions to round out your trip, like Holiday World, a family-owned amusement park that goes well with a trip to the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial and Lincoln State Park. Featuring new and exciting Lincoln tales from Springfield, Illinois; Beardstown, Kentucky; Booneville, Indiana; Alton, Illinois; and many more, Lincoln Road Trip is a fun adventure through America’s heartland that will bring Lincoln’s incredible story to life.
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