Thursday, July 18, 2013

As We Commemorate the Last Day of Battle of Gettysburg-- Part 4: A Lincoln Highway Connection

With all the hoopla surrounding the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, its sesquicentennial, it's also noteworthy that this year we commemorate the centennial of the road named for the Union's president at the time, Abraham Lincoln.  I am talking about the Lincoln Highway.

The man responsible for the Lincoln Highway's creation, Carl Fisher of Indianapolis, made sure the his stone road went through Gettysburg on its way from New York City to San Francisco.  After all, Gettysburg was where Abraham Lincoln gave one of the greatest speeches of all time right there several months after the battle.

To Honor a Great One.  --Old Secesh

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