Malta

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Malta, located west of DeKalb, is proud to be the home to the "first seedling mile" on the Lincoln Highway which runs from Times Square, New York to San Francisco, California. This mile can still be seen today as you travel through Malta. Malta is also home to Kishwaukee College which was founded in 1968. Don't miss this beautiful, small rural community and its amenities.

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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.