We’re Goin’ to Goshen

The Indiana Lincoln Highway Association will be having its Spring Meeting in Downtown Goshen on May 14, 2016, starting at 9:00 am EST. All are welcome to attend. Here’s the agenda:
9:00 – 9:30 – Gather at the LH Gazebo, Fidler Pond Park, 1424 Lincolnway East, Goshen, 46526
9:30 – 9:45 Adjourn to Goshen Historical Society building at 124 S. Main St (Park in City Parking Lot at 5th and Washington)
10:00 – 12:00 Walking tour of downtown led by Goshen Historical Society members – Includes police booth, second floor project, Goshen Theater, Goshen Historical Society Museum
12:15 – 1:00 Lunch at Mattern’s, 201 S. Main St ($16, includes entrée, beverage, tax, and gratuity)
1:15 – 2:30 Corridor Management Plan presentation, Kurt Garner @ The Exchange, 212 S. Main St
2:30 – 3:30  INLHA Annual Meeting ~ INLHA updates, adoption of Bylaws, election of officers and more
IN-GoshenPlease return the reservation form with your meal selection and a check, as linked below, by 05/11/2016:
2016 INLHA Spring Meeting Reservation Form

You can also pay by using the PayPal “Donate” button on our Home page. Just include your information in the Comments section on PayPal.

Indiana Lincoln Highway Adventure coming this July 21

On July 21, explore the historic Lincoln Highway Byway’s 1913 route through St. Joseph, Elkhart, and Noble Counties during Indiana Landmarks’ Lincoln Highway Adventure and Moveable Feast. The Adventure is a partnership of the Indiana Lincoln Highway Association and Indiana Landmarks.

Follow the highway east from South Bend through scenic landscapes; explore historic sites, and enjoy dining and shopping in towns along the route, including Mishawaka, Elkhart, Goshen, Ligonier, Kimmell, and Wolf Lake.

End the day in Ligonier, where the Movable Feast showcases landmarks including the 1889 Ahavas Sholom Temple, 1899 Solomon Mier House, 1839 Stone’s Trace Historic Site, 1879 Kimmell House, and 1930 Luckey Hospital Museum.

Each registered vehicle will receive an Adventure Bag with a dash plaque, discount coupons, and Adventure Passport Booklet containing information about sites along the route with by turn-by-turn directions. Check in via FourSquare or stay connected through your other favorite social media during the Adventure. The Lincoln Highway Adventure welcomes families, car clubs and caravans.

For more information, contact Indiana Landmarks’ Northern Regional Office, 574-232-4534 or north@indianalandmarks.org.

Buy tickets to the Adventure and the Movable Feast online at: http://adventure2012.eventbrite.com/

Indiana Lincoln Highway Adventure

Festivals in Indiana Lincoln Highway Towns – 2012

As you tour the Indiana Lincoln Highway this summer and fall be sure to check out one of the many festivals taking place:

Columbia City
August 10-12, Mihsihkinaahkwa Pow Wow, www.miamipowwow.org

Fort Wayne
July 13-21, Three River Festival, www.threeriversfestival.org
September 15-16, Johnny Appleseed Festival, www.johnnyappleseedfest.com

June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, October 5, November 2-3, and December 7, First Fridays – Downtown, www.cityonthego.org/first_fridays
July 20-28, Elkhart County 4-H Fair, www.4hfair.org

La Porte
July 15-21, La Porte County Fair, www.laportecountyfair.org

August 31-September 3, Marshmallow Festival, http://www.themarshmallowfestival.com/
September 8-9, Stone’s Trace Pioneer Festival, http://www.stonestrace.com/schedule-of-events.html
October 1-31, Pumpkin Fantasyland, www.fashionfarminc.com

New Carlisle
July 27-29, New Carlisle Home Town Days, www.hometowndays.net

August 31-September 3, Marshall County Blueberry Festival,  www.blueberryfestival.orgCentennial Park, Plymouth Site of the Blueberry Festival, on the Dixie Highway just north of the Lincoln Highway     Intersection

South Bend
June 9, Blues and Ribs Festival – Downtown, http://sbpark.org/activities/special-events/south-bend-blues-and-ribs-festival/
July 20-21, South Bend College Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival, www.enshrinementfestival.org

September 8, Valparaiso Popcorn Festival,  http://www.valparaisoevents.com/popcorn%20festival/

September 21-23, Wanatah Scarecrow Festival, www.scarecrowfest.org

June 9, Northern Indiana Lakes Festival, www.lakesfestival.org
July 9-14, Kosciusko County Community Fair, www.kcfair.org

September 28-30, Westville Pumpkin Festival, http://mcaf.ee/lr7i8