St. Charles

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No road trip on the famous Lincoln Highway would be complete without a jaunt to historic, picturesque St. Charles nestled on the Fox River. St. Charles offers civic, art, and performing centers, sprawling public parks, quaint shops and restaurants, and antique malls. Click on "Events" above to see what sort of special event or festival St. Charles is offering this month! For a complete list of things to see and do, visit the St. Charles website.

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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.