The Naming of the Lincoln Highway

The naming of the Lincoln Highway was due in part to the advocacy of Henry Joy, President of the Packard Motor Car Company. He is pictures sporting a suit and a very nice mustache.
Apr 14, 2023 Henry Joy, President of Packard Motor Car Company, believed that the road should be named after Abraham Lincoln He urged Fisher to write a letter of protest to Congress, which was considering spending $17 million on a marble memorial to Lincoln Joy thought a good road across the country would be a better tribute to the president The name Read More →

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The Lincoln Highway: Leaders in the Movement for Transcontinental Travel

This 1918 Studebaker ad highlights the connection between Studebaker and the Lincoln Highway
Jan 20, 2023 In 1909 Carl Fisher and three partners James Newby, James Allison and Frank Wheeler opened the Indianapolis Speedway The Speedway's immediate success was further enhanced with the placement of brick pavers on the two and a half mile track and the establishment of the Indianapolis 500 race in 1911 Automobile manufacturers sprang up across Ohio, Read More →

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