Events for 2017 – 2020

August 18 – 20: 20th Annual Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival in Rochelle, Car Show Saturday, see:

August 22, Tuesday 6:00 p.m.: Karl “Red Bird” Teller, Annual Hobo Dinner, hobo stew, storytelling, and songs, Chaplin Creek, Franklin Grove, This is the top hobo event in Illinois, and one of the best in the U.S. Rain location: Indoors at American Legion, across from the Headquarters Building

August 27, Sunday: Geneva Concours d’Elegance, Geneva, see:

August 25 – 27: Corn Fest, DeKalb, with Car Fest, Saturday, August 26th, see:

September 14, 15, & 16: Take the Lincoln to Lincoln, Illinois Chapter Driving Tour to Lincoln, Nebraska

October 16, Monday, 6:00 p.m. Good Roads Movement in Illinois, Larry McClellan, Clear-Ridge Historical Society, 6423 W. 63 Pl., Chicago

October 31: 104th Anniversary of dedicating the Lincoln Highway for the American people in memory of Abraham Lincoln, fly your American flag, and tell your friends to fly theirs!

December 8, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.: 20th Annual Christmas in the Grove, downtown Franklin Grove. Farming Heritage has its annual antique car raffle drawing at this event.

June 20 – 24, 2018: Annual Lincoln Highway Association Conference, Iselin, New Jersey

June 2019, LHA Annual Conference, Rock Springs, Wyoming

August 2019, Military Vehicle Preservation Association, 100th Anniversary of the 1919 Transcontinental Army Convoy

June 2020, A Vision for the Future, LHA Annual Conference, Joliet region, Illinois

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