Franklin Grove, H. I. Lincoln and His Building, and the Lincoln Highway

Historian, librarian,  author, and member of Farming Heritage, Inc. Duane Paulsen researched the history of Franklin Grove, H. I. Lincoln, his dry goods store, and the Lincoln Highway through Franklin Grove. He taught Illinois and U.S. History for Sauk Community College in Dixon for many years, following earning degrees in history from the University of Northern Iowa and the University of Illinois respectively. Please click to open PDFs of research completed by Duane Paulsen in preparation for the restoration begun on the H. I. Lincoln Building in 1995:

Please click below for an early map of Franklin Grove produced by Farming Heritage, Inc., with notable historic buildings identified:

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