• Youngville Café Update

    Posted on January 20, 2018 by in Uncategorized

    By Mike Kelly, Benton Co. Consul Youngville Café, located at Lincoln Highway and Hwy. 218, wrapped up the season with the November 14th board meeting. By all accounts, 2017 was a record-breaking year with record number of guests for lunch– including an all-time record of 124 guests in one day! Looking ahead to 2018 and […]

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  • Tama Bridge Builder’s Rise and Fall

    Posted on January 20, 2018 by in Uncategorized

    By Jan Gammon, LHHB Coordinator at Prairie Rivers of Iowa From a suggestion at the last Iowa Lincoln Highway Association meeting, I decided to look into the nameplate on the Lincoln Highway Bridge in Tama to see what name or company appears on it and what happened to them. I was recently at the Tama […]

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  • Meeting Minutes from October 14, 2017

    Posted on January 11, 2018 by in Uncategorized

      Called to Order: John Fitzsimmons called the meeting to order at 9:37 AM.    Secretary Report: The minutes were e-mailed out and some hard copies were available. Cathie had one minor correction about Santa Maria Winery and it should read “The Santa Maria Winery is concentrating on producing wine, but will also be available […]

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    Crossing Iowa: Taking the Old Lincoln Highway Across the Hawkeye State

    Posted on September 6, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Crossing IowaRider Magazine: Favorite Rides & Destinations publication, “Crossing Iowa: Taking the Old Lincoln Highway Across the Hawkeye State” by Clement Salvadori

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    National Conference Art Contest

    Posted on July 20, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    Jefferson students Rachael Danielson and Lucas Ausberger tied for first place in an art show that was part of the 25th annual National Lincoln Highway Association Conference last month in Denison. They won $85 each for their respective photos of the Bell Tower and courthouse rotunda, two landmarks along the Lincoln Highway in Greene County. […]

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  • 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 9:35 AM. Minutes: The minutes were e-mailed out and some hard copies were available. Cathie had a few corrections- Don Grant’s name should be changed to Don Kent in 2 places. The newspaper cited on the first page under introductions is the DeWitt […]

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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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