Tagged with Ohio

Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale this weekend

LINCOLN HIGHWAY NEWS IS A BLOG BY BRIAN BUTKO The 8th Annual Buy-Way Yard Sale along the Lincoln Highway starts this Thursday and runs through Saturday, Aug. 11. Started in Ohio, it has grown to include West Virginia and parts of Indiana, Illinois, and Iowa’s Lincoln Highway communities. “If you are looking for it, it’s out … Continue reading

2012 LHA conference in Canton, Ohio

LINCOLN HIGHWAY NEWS IS A BLOG BY BRIAN BUTKO Today launches the 20th annual Lincoln HIghway Association conference, located in Canton, Ohio. The Ohio chapters of the national Lincoln Highway Association along with the official Ohio Lincoln Highway Historic Byway are hosting some 200 visitors at the McKinley Grand Hotel for a week of lectures, seminars, … Continue reading

Crawford monument cleanup tomorrow in Ohio

LINCOLN HIGHWAY NEWS IS A BLOG BY BRIAN BUTKO Members of the Galion Historical Society, Crestline Historical Society, Bucyrus Historical Society, and New Washington Historical Society will gather on Saturday to refurbish a monument to Colonel William Crawford, who was captured by Indians and killed in 1782. The monument erected by the Crestline Kiwanis Club in … Continue reading

Hit the road with MyLincolnHighway

LINCOLN HIGHWAY NEWS IS A BLOG BY BRIAN BUTKO Stuck inside with no road trips till Spring? Click on over to mylincolnhighway.com for a fun look at some LH travels in Ohio. Jamie calls her blog “A somewhat baised guide to the greatest road across the USA.” Her trips so far are mostly in east-central … Continue reading

2012 Lincoln Highway conference in Canton

LINCOLN HIGHWAY NEWS IS A BLOG BY BRIAN BUTKO The Ohio chapters of the national Lincoln Highway Association, along with the official Ohio Lincoln Highway Historic Byway, are planning to bring over 200 visitors to the McKinley Grand Hotel in June 2012 for a week of lectures, seminars, day-long road trips, and banquets all with … Continue reading

Lincoln Highway Buy-Way coming your way!

LINCOLN HIGHWAY NEWS IS A BLOG BY BRIAN BUTKO It’s once again time for the annual Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale running August 4, 5 and 6, 2011. The miles-long event began in Ohio seven years ago and has since expanded to all of Iowa and parts of Illinois and Indiana. Ohio publishes an official … Continue reading

Denny visits OH Lincoln Highway League meeting

LINCOLN HIGHWAY NEWS IS A BLOG BY BRIAN BUTKO Fellow roadtripper Denny Gibson visited the Ohio Lincoln Highway League’s meeting last Saturday in Ashalnd Ohio. As always, he documented it with great photos. Click the link to start on the second day, then follow along as he takes the Lincoln Highway through Mansfield and westward. … Continue reading

Lincoln Highway talks will cover NY-to-SF travel

LINCOLN HIGHWAY NEWS IS A BLOG BY BRIAN BUTKO Two Lincoln Highway talks are planned this week. Bonnie Heimbach, project director of the Lincoln Highway Coalition, will speak at Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society’s Brown Bag Luncheon from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 (at the Water Works Building, 622 Park Ave., Genoa) about the transcontinental … Continue reading

Palmantier’s Motel saved and open for business!

LINCOLN HIGHWAY NEWS IS A BLOG BY BRIAN BUTKO Scott Segeti, former owner of Palmantier’s Motel, said he was  “lured to these parts by the beauty of nearby farm fields, grazing cattle, grassy meadows, chirping birds, fresh air and an opportunity to be his own boss.” Now Rainie Sonntag wrote to say: My husband and … Continue reading

Lincoln Highway Buy-Way yard sale this weekend

The fifth annual Lincoln Highway Buy-Way, a yard sale that stretches across five states, will be held Thursday–Saturday August 5–7, 2010. The event was launched in Ohio, then expanded to include West Virginia to the east and Indiana and Illinois to the west. This year the sale has grown to include Iowa. “This event has … Continue reading

Vintage Palmantier’s Motel set for auction

Mike Hocker, Executive Director of the Ohio Lincoln Highway Historic Byway, writes, “I drove by Palmantier’s Motel near Minerva yesterday and saw a sign for an auction Aug 11th. I guess there is nothing else we can do.” The beautiful 9-unit motel is within sight of the famous stretch of Baywood Road paved in red … Continue reading

Van Wert has Lincoln Highway sidewalk plaques

Kirk Dougal, Editor-in-Chief of the Times Bulletin in Van Wert, Ohio, sent photos of one of the 12 Lincoln Highway plaques that were placed at every corner of the downtown Streetscape project. Below, from left: Van Wert Safety-Service Director Jay Fleming; Connie Swander of Swan Memorials, makers of the plaques; and Van Wert Mayor Louis … Continue reading

2010 Buy-Way yard sale set for August

The Sixth Annual BUY-WAY Yard Sale along the Lincoln Highway has been set for August 5, 6 and 7, 2010. The leading state is Ohio, which last years had over 1,000 yard sale locations. “Ohio started this, and parts of Indiana and Illinois soon joined in,” said Mike Hocker, executive director of the Historic Byway … Continue reading

More on Lincoln Highway bricks that moved west

Updating yesterday’s story on Brian Cassler’s efforts to deliver bricks to Nebraska, dad Jim sent this photo and info on where they came from: The bricks were uncovered in the summer of 2007 when Tuscarawas Street (the Lincoln Hwy through downtown Canton, Ohio) was unearthed as a part of a street renovation project. Former LHA … Continue reading

Beloved Bon-Air Motel sign moved

Flickr friend loungelistener wrote to alert us that the Bon-Air Motel sign is no longer found at the abandoned property in central Ohio. It was a popular photo stop for those following the original Lincoln Highway through Williamstown. Here is an old photo from loungelistener; you can read others’ comments about his photo here. Ohio’s … Continue reading

Buy-Way Scvenger Hunt winners get cool prizes

Mike Hocker, Executive Director of the Ohio Lincoln Highway Historic Byway, has announced the winners of the 2009 BUY-WAY Yard Sale Scavenger Hunt. Mike reports: First place winner was the team of Chuck and Sue Peck and Sandy Smith of Helena, Ohio, near Fremont. They will receive “Fun Things to Do for a Year” along … Continue reading