Historic County Courthouses on the Indiana Lincoln Highway

Read about and see photographs of all the historic County Courthouses on or near the two routes of the Indiana Lincoln Highway Byway via a PDF file on our new Points of Interest web page:

Photograph below is of the Allen County Courthouse in Fort Wayne. All Courthouse photographs are courtesy of John Deacon.


New turn by turn guides available

Indiana Lincoln Highway Association President Jeff Blair created new detailed turn by turn road guides of the 1913 and 1928 routes of the Indiana Lincoln Highway Byway.
Separate guides are available for traveling east and west. The guides are divided by the related counties and include the mileage; historical markers, plaques and signs; and other recommended stops.

The four guides are available as PDF files on our Map / Directions web page here:

Website problems

I’m sorry to say that the PayPal donate button on our homepage is not working. Also the Become a Member PayPal button on our Contact / Membership page is also not working. We will try to fix this ASAP.

You can still make a donation or join the Indiana Lincoln HIghway Association (INLHA) by sending a check to Indiana Lincoln Highway Association, 801 W. Washington St.
South Bend, IN 46601.

If you have a PayPal account you can make a donation or join the INLHA by sending a payment to INLHA@outlook.com.

Thanks for your consideration – and stay safe and healthy.

A Year End Message

Please visit our website’s homepage and read the year end letter from Jeff Blair – the President of the Indiana Chapter of the Lincoln HIghway Association. Just go here:

And please consider the Indiana Lincoln Highway Association for your year end giving. The new CARES Act expands charitable giving incentives and allows taxpayers who take the standard deduction to make up to $300 of charitable contributions to qualified charities by December 31 this year only. For those who do itemize their deductions, the new law allows for cash contributions to qualified charities such as the INLHA to be deducted up to 100 percent of your adjusted gross income for the 2020 calendar year.
Details of the law can be found here:
Charitable gifts can be mailed in with a check, or with credit card through the PayPal button on our homepage

Here’s another way you can support the INLHA: Did you know your purchases can make a difference? AmazonSmile donates to Indiana Lincoln Highway Association Inc. when you do your holiday shopping at smile.amazon.com/ch/68-0661158. Thanks for your support!

Have a happy holiday – and stay safe and healthy!

Lincoln Highway BuyWay Yard Sale

LH BuyWay Yard Sale – Ohio is still planning to participate in the annual LH BuyWay Yard Sale-August 13-15. Due to the COVID-19 and being cautious, the Indiana Lincoln Highway Association will NOT support any sales along the 2 routes in Indiana. If folks want to take the chance and have a sale, go for it. But please be safe and follow the CDC Guidelines. Thank you.

Nominations sought for INLHA Board of Directors

This notice is to inform the INLHA general membership that the Nominating Committee will accept nominations until March 31, 2013, to fill expiring or vacant INLHA board of director positions.

All nominations should be accompanied by the following:

  1. A statement as to why the candidate would make a good director.
  2. A short biographical sketch about the candidate.
  3. A statement from the candidate indicating a willingness to serve.

Please send this information by e-mail or regular mail to:
Indiana Lincoln Highway Association

     402 W. Washington St, South Bend, IN 46601
     (574) 210-6278

Indiana Lincoln Highway Association Board of Directors Job Description:

Mission: The mission of the Indiana Lincoln Highway Association is to preserve, promote, and mark the Lincoln Highway route across Indiana and educate the general public on the various routes and related historical resources.

Term of Office
: Three years commencing after election at the Spring Annual Meeting
  • Be a member of the INLHA
  • Attend quarterly INLHA Board meetings – some are teleconferences at the   board member’s expense
  • Attend membership meetings – Fall Event and Spring Annual Meeting
  • Fulfill assignments as designated by the Board of Directors