Explore the Lincoln Highway
Explore the Lincoln Highway
  • 7 Mile Stretch
  • Bedford
  • Chambersburg
  • Gettysburg
  • Sleepyhollow
  • Saint Thomas Farm

“The Lincoln Highway is a story about an American highway that helped teach us a new way to travel.”
– Drake Hokanson, author of The Lincoln Highway, Main Street across America

 

The Lincoln Highway ExperienceThe Lincoln Highway, our nation’s first coast-to-coast highway, marked the birth of popular American tourism – vacationing by automobile.  Early motorists traveled to see where history was made, to experience the beauty of nature, to learn about regional differences and to have outdoor fun.  The same reasons people take automobile vacations today!

Visitors who begin their journey at the Lincoln Highway Experience, nestled in the Laurel Highlands, will have a more enriching tour because they will see an inspiring orientation film, view a number of interpretive exhibits on quirky roadside architecture (including the Ship Hotel and Coffee Pot), distinguish differences between several restored gas pumps, trace the Lincoln Highway across Pennsylvania in beautiful black and white photographs, and shop for Lincoln Highway memorabilia and fine artisan crafts. In addition are exhibits on “Women at the Wheel”, Drive-in Movie Theatres, and Postcards.  Visitors to the Lincoln Highway Experience receive a free postcard to write – we’ll even mail it for you!        

Since 1996, the not-for-profit Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor has worked with a number of local, state and federal partners on heritage preservation, sustainable community development, and responsible land conservation in south-central Pennsylvania.

Enjoy your journey on the Lincoln Highway, and remember to "Keep Thinkin' Lincoln!"

Upcoming LHHC Events 
SupperMarket 2015

5:00-8:00 p.m. every Wednesday in June, July, and August
It's almost time for the 2015 SupperMarket! Enjoy delicious a la carte items from 6 select restaurants; dessert; coffee and other beverages; live music;
and good company!

My Old Home
Saturday, June 06, 2015
9:30 a.m.
Move over HGTV, My Old Home is Here! 3 home improvement experts will visit
the LHHC for a workshop on how to remodel an older home. $10 per person.

Happy 200th Birthday Johnston House!
Sunday, June 07, 2015
1:00-3:00 PM
Join us in celebrating the 200th Birthday of the Johnston House, home to the
Lincoln Hwy. Experience Museum. Stop by and enjoy FREE cake, ice-cream,
guided torus of the house, and a new interpretive Johnston House exhibit.

Inside Ligonier ~ A Home Tour
Saturday, June 27, 2015
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Get ready for another eclectic tour of Ligonier Homes. Visit
www.ligonierhometour.org for tickets .

Countrysides of Gettysburg Tour
Thursday, July 16, 2015
We are heading to a different side of Gettysburg-the countryside. We'll
visit the National Apple Museum, Round Barn, and Hauser Estate Winery! $89
per person includes lunch at Hickory Bridge Farm, two tours, and wine
tasting.






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