The Annual Lincoln Highway Buy Way is Back!! Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, August 13, 14, & 15, 2015
Find Yard Sales Here! Keep watching this space through the day before the sales, Thursday, August 12 because some folks wait until the weather predictions before they register.
Sales Information Updated August 13!!
DeKalb Area Women’s Center
1021 State Street
Indoor Location! Open LATE Friday Night!!
Thursday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Friday 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM, & Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cost: Free entrance & parking
Information: Four blocks north of Lincoln Highway between N. 10th & N. 11th Street, DAWC is staging a three-day indoor yard sale as part of the five-state sale sponsored by the Lincoln Highway Association. See what treasures you have been searching for! 815-758-1351. Donations of sale items welcome with proceeds to the nonprofit organization. Open to the public. Parking is in the lot one-half block south off 11th St. with an accessible lift from the alley north of the building.
5614 Beck Rd.
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Selling music for instruments, two clarinets, baritone, toys, games, two car seats, Christmas items, swing for toddlers, kitchen items, & many, many antiques!
[If you get lost in Rochelle, remember that numbered Avenues run east-west and Streets run north-south.]
Rochelle will also host the Annual Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival!! There will be activities for the kids!! There will be a car show on Saturday!! Come and join the fun!! On Saturday, there will be a pedestrian zone from Lincoln Avenue to 6th Street because of the annual car show. Watch for directional detour signs.
Are you coming to Rochelle from I-88? Stop at this location first!
If you are taking the Lincoln Highway, do not miss this location!
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday beginning at 8:00 AM
Infant and adult clothing, shoes, new Tupperware, books, furniture, and kitchen items
204 Roy Ave.
Friday and Saturday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Looking for baby items?!
Crib, changing table, baby stuff, miscellaneous kitchen appliances, adult and kids clothes!
1032 Parkview Drive
Thursday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and Saturday 8:00 AM to 12 PM
62″ TV, clothes, household items, lovely knickknacks, and other miscellaneous items!
516 N. 7th St.
Thursday and Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Saturday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Old farm stuff, vintage items, old books, advertising, Graniteware, old windows, picket fence pieces, Antique Mission Oak 48″ round table with six leaves, Iron Bed, sewing maching, set of Homer Laughlin “Priscilla” Dinnerware, pictures, frames, quilts, lamps, light fixtures, fabrics, furniture, Longaberger, holiday decorations, decorative items, and much more!
408 Lincoln Highway Map It!
Thursday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Friday 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM, and Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Old screens, windows, garden chairs, decorations, Christmas, wall hangings, ornaments, and miscellaneous gifts
400 Block of Lincoln Highway
Thursday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
316 N. 6th Street Map It!
Thursday and Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Furniture (painted and distressed), garden items, windows, doors, Christmas, signs & trees on the sidewalk, new and gently used furniture at great prices inside the store!
Flagg-Rochelle Public Library
619 4th Ave.
Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Library book sale! Hardcovers for $1 and paperbacks for $.25. Also for sale, shelving, cabinets, and storage units!
As part of the Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival, there will be a Kids Zone from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM!!
1021 4th Ave.
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM all three days!
Housewares, books, clothes, toys, craft supplies, educational supplies for preschool, and handmade goods
308 5th Ave.
Thursday and Friday 9:00 AM to 5 PM
Selling contractor grade & collectable tools, extension ladders, tables, affordable metal kitchen cabinets, filing cabinets, large desk & chair, tables full of FREE items, FREE PIANO. Hurry in and do not miss this sale!
300 1st Ave., Rochelle
Thursday and Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturday 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Selling Star Wars collectables, pig figurine / décor collection, saw, household items, wooden shelves, computer desk, end tables, lamps, women & junior girl clothing, prom/ homecoming dress, Disney movies. This sale has something for everyone!
1200 Clifton Terrace
Early Bird Alert! Open Really Early!
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 7:00 AM to 5 PM all three days!
Antiques, glassware, clothes, bikes, cookie jars, and lots of miscellaneous!
Neighborhood Sales! Multiple houses participating!
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
New Gymboree clothes, Craftsman rider mower, American Eagle clothes, A & F clothes, bikes, recliners, TVs, and mattresses
312 N. 12th St
Thursday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Happy Babies Boutique: Handmade items for babies and kids! Cloth diapers, and accessories, and Usborne books for children.
Yard sale: Gently used girls clothes, newborn- 5T, baby/ kid items, home décor, young mens’ / misses clothing.
11594 Kyte Rd.
Open Late into the afternoon!
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM all three days!
Beanie Babies girls and ladies clothes, shoes, bicycles, tricycle, costume jewelry, and miscellaneous!
From the east: Take the Lincoln Highway (Route 38) going west from Rochelle, turn right at S. Center Street, then take the first right on Kyte Road
From the west: Take the Lincoln Highway (Route 38) going east from Ashton, pass the Kyte River and the Shangri La Mobile Home Park and turn left on S. Center Street. Then, take the first right on Kyte Road.
10953 E. So. Woodlawn Dr.
Thursday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Friday and Saturday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Looking for model trains!? This sale has them!
Selling kids toys, housewares, clothing, model trains & miscellaneous collectables, books, Brio wooden trains & track & train table.
Fred’s Bargain Barn
6977 Illinois Highway 38 Map It!
Look for the red barn!!
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Antiques, collectibles, miscellaneous, blue Mason jars, upstairs materials, and the famous $.25 bargain wagon!!!
Ashton will have town-wide sales, with most people participating not registering. You can drive around Ashton looking for sales. Here is a Google map of Ashton. These locations registered:
Mills & Petrie Memorial Library and Gymnasium
704 N. 1st St.
Besides having the public library and a gymnasium, there is an electronic sign right out front visible from the Lincoln Highway. Find parking along the right side of the building.
There will be plenty of miscellaneous items and if you missed out on Ashton Sesquicentennial items during the 150th celebration of Ashton’s history, you can find those items here!
806 N. First St.
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday starting at 8:00 AM
Baby and toddler clothes, toys, some furniture, baby and toddler items, craft supplies, fabric, clothes, lots of miscellaneous items, and Big & Tall Recliner chair like new!
502 Killmer St.
Friday and Saturday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Regular sized folding picnic table, two occasional chairs, miscellaneous girls’ clothing from the 1960s and 1970s, and many miscellaneous items!
511 Richardson Ave.
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 8:00 to 6:00 PM
Something for everyone!! Collectibles, toys, antiques, some furniture, glassware, and knick knacks.
Michelle & Dave Mairs
404 Kilmer Street
Friday and Saturday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Lawn & garden, hand tools, decorations, Christmas items, children’s loft bed with slide, little tykes items, electric mount fireplace, clothing, and shoes!
2064 Illinois Route 38
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, all three days!
Old toys, antiques, and something for everyone!
South Side of Ashton Location! Do Not Miss This Sale! Open Early!
2162 Herman Road
Friday and Saturday 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Antique burr mill, antiques, bottom plow, kids’ riding toys, one-horse cultivator, VHS tapes, audio, tapes, DVDs, clothes and miscellaneous stuff!!
136 N. Elm Street Map It!
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM
502 N. Elm St.
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Baby & kid’s clothes sizes newborn – 8, computer desk, toys, women’s clothes, BKE, silver, maternity clothes, bar stools, electronics, household items, and Thirty-One items!!
204 E. Third St. Map It!
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 8 AM to 4 PM
Household goods, new Truper wheel barrow, small appliances, glassware, new Vera Bradley purses & travel bag, antique shutters, framed pictures, Kirby vacuum cleaner, PEO Fund-raiser
This location is the beautiful Crawford House Inn, near the Dixon Arch. Come for the shopping, and bring a camera for some quick sightseeing!
The map of 55 sales is out!! Pick up yours at the Shell Gas Station on 136 on the west side of Fulton while copies are still available! Or, click here for a PDF! Check out the listings on the second page. Many of the sales will be multi-family!
Thanks to Everyone Who Participated in Previous Years!
Here are the Businesses and Organizations That Participated in the Past
2131 E. Lincoln Highway
DeKalb Area Women’s Center
1021 State Street
J. F. Gildden Homestead & Historical Center
921 West Lincoln Highway
Abraham’s Bar & Grille
1127 N. 7th St. (Route 251)
Calvary Lighthouse Church
14409 E. Hemstock Rd.
Colonial Flowers & Gifts Shoppe
408 Lincoln Highway
405 Lincoln Highway
The Market Place
416 Lincoln Highway
Hope Chest “Twice Loved” Boutique
411 Lincoln Highway
Flagg Township Museum
518 Fourth Avenue
316 N. 6th St.
Mi Tierra Beauty Salon
425 Lincoln Highway
304 N. 6th Street (Corner of 6th St. and Lincoln Avenue)
Fred’s Bargain Barn
6977 Illinois Highway 38
Franklin GroveThe Lincoln Highway Association National Tourism Headquarters in Franklin Grove in the H. I. Lincoln Building has a variety of Lincoln Highway memorabilia, crafts, soaps, antiques, artwork, handmade wooden crafts, and much more!
Fulton City-Wide Sales organized by the Fulton Chamber of Commerce
For Yard Sales in West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, and Iowa, see: http://www.olhhc.org
Where is the Lincoln Highway in Illinois?
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DeKalb Area Women’s Center
Photo by Anna Marie Coveny,