• 12 Travel Tips from the Past

    Posted on June 23, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Road-trip wisdom from early 1900s motorists Effie Gladding, Emily Post and Beatrice Larned Massey • Keep fruit in the car. Oranges and pears quench the thirst better than water. • Get off the main road. • After driving day after day, there’s no bed too soft and no bathroom too luxurious. Economize in other ways, […]

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  • Recap of April Meeting in DeWitt

    Posted on April 16, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Called to Order: John Fitzsimmons called the meeting to order at 9:30AM. Introductions and Welcome: The group introduced themselves. There were 2 guests, Brad Boustead from Polk County, and John Brassard, Jr., who writes a historical column for the DeWitt Herald and one of his columns was reprinted in the last ILHA newsletter. Minutes: The […]

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    Savor Iowa’s Culinary History Along the Lincoln Highway and Beyond

    Posted on April 6, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    What comes to mind when you think of Iowa food? Everyone has an Iowa food story, and Iowa author Darcy Dougherty Maulsby will bring these stories to life on Friday, June 23 at noon in Denison during a program and book signing at The Boulders. “From Iowa originals like Cronk’s Café to Niland’s Café along […]

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  • National Lincoln Highway Conference Update

    Posted on December 14, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    National Lincoln Highway Conference June 20 – 24, 2017 : Denison, Iowa Written by: Jeannie Parr, 2017 Conference Coordinator, for the 2016 Winter Forum Greetings to all from the Iowa Chapter of the Lincoln Highway Association! Our whole chapter is eagerly waiting for the June 2017 and hosting the conference. We hope to see each […]

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  • Iowa Lincoln Highway Landmark Closes Doors

    Posted on December 14, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Originally Published in the Lowden Sun News, submitted by Joe Goodlove, Cedar County Consul Before there was a Lincoln Highway, before the Hoover Highway, there was at their junction H.D. Kemmanns.  After 141 years in the same location in Lowden, IA one of the oldest Chevrolet dealerships in Iowa ceased operation in August 2016. With no one to manage the dealership after […]

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  • Recap of October Meeting in Jefferson

    Posted on November 11, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS  Iowa Lincoln Highway Association  Oct 15, 2016  Uptown Cafe  Submitted By: Jan Gammon  Officers and Consuls in Attendance:  Secretary: Jan Gammon  Treasurer: Joyce Ausberger Clinton County: Cathie Nichols Cedar County: Joe Goodlove  Linn County: Van Becker  Tama County: Allan Richards Marshall County: Harlan Quick Boone County: John […]

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  • Historic Bridge Damaged in Accident

    Posted on October 17, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    The historic Tama Bridge along the Lincoln Highway was damaged in the middle of a night. The perpetrator is unknown, “A spokesperson for the city’s insurance carrier told City Clerk Judy Welch he believed insurance could cover the cost of repairs.” To read more information, find the article here.

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  • Recap of July Meeting in Woodbine

    Posted on July 28, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Called to Order:  Meeting was called to order by President Pro-tem Dean Parr at 9:30. Agendas and minutes were handed out. Introductions and Welcome:    The group introduced themselves. Minutes from the April 9th meeting were sent out electronically and were available in hard copy. Motion and second to approve the minutes. Motion passed. Treasurer’s Report- by Bob Ausberger, in Joyce’s […]

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  • Motor Cycle Ride across Iowa’s Lincoln Highway!

    Posted on June 28, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    David Meyer sent us a compilation of pictures from a motor cycle trip he took across the Lincoln Highway in Iowa! You can watch the clip by clicking HERE.

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    The Lincoln Highway – A Timeless Companion To Five Generations Of An American Family

    Posted on June 13, 2016 by in Uncategorized

      Written by: David L. Wilson America from the very beginning has been a story of movement.   No other nation in history has been formed and nurtured with such ceaseless energy and motion. Immigrants from Europe typically had to cross nearly one quarter of the earth’s longitudinal lines to find a new home.   And once […]

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