Tagged with Joliet IL

Popular Joliet museum gets Lincoln Hwy exhibit

LINCOLN HIGHWAY NEWS IS A BLOG BY BRIAN BUTKO The newest project by Illinois Lincoln Highway Coalition is not a mural or gazebo, it’s an exhibit at the Joliet Area Historical Museum in Joliet, Illinois. The unveiling coincided with the first-ever Illinois Scenic Byway Week, recently designated by Governor Quinn. The new exhibit offers striking … Continue reading

Joliet Lincoln Highway mural recalls camp site

Another Lincoln Highway mural was unveiled in Illinios on Friday, February 19. The mural in Joliet tells the story of auto camping and campgrounds such as the one in the city’s Pilcher Park. This mural is the second in a series of 40 that will be installed within the Illinois Lincoln Highway’s corridor by Illinois … Continue reading

Lincoln Highway is a hit … times 100,000

The odometer on this blog just rolled 100,000 hits. Launched in October 2007, the purpose remains to keep readers and myself informed and entertained. For your enjoyment, here’s a view from Wyoming of Hostler’s General Store, and a Muffler Man-turned-Jack Hammer at the minor league Silver Cross Field between the original Lincoln Highway and the … Continue reading