• Abe Lincoln Statues

    See Abe along the Illinois Lincoln Highway.  Stop by Dixon to see the Lincoln Statue that captures Abe as a captain during the Black Hawk War.  This statue was dedicated August 23rd, 1930.  In Oregon see Abe along with Chief Black Hawk in the statue “Paths of Conviction, Footsteps of Fate”. This statue was dedicated October 13th, 2002.

  • New Visitor's Guide

    Drive Illinois Lincoln Highway's new visitor's guide is out now! Pick up yours today.

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Fun Facts!

  • The first name proposed for the Lincoln Highway was the Coast-to-Coast Rock Highway.
  • By 1927 90% of Americans owned an automobile.
  • The Town of Fulton, Illinois has an authentic, working Dutch windmill.
  • Chicago Heights Illinois is known as The Crossroads of the Nation, because the Lincoln and Dixie Highways intersect.
  • The very first Seedling Mile is located in Malta, Illinois.