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June 27, 2013
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A highway befitting to a president

The winding Lincoln Highway traversing through some of Northern Nevada’s most rustic scenery took more than 100 drivers and their passengers across the Silver State this week on their way to a rendezvous with other automobile enthusiasts. Fallon, the second stop on a week-long journey that ends on Monday in Kearney, Neb., is one of the major stops on the Lincoln Highway, which is celebrating its centennial. The highway passes across an estimated 14 states, 128 counties, and 700 communities and covers 5,869 miles. The highway became the country’s first national memorial to President Abraham Lincoln, predating the 1922 dedication …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 27, 2013 07:47PM Published Jun 27, 2013 07:47PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.