Ames Historical Society Lecture Series: Lincoln Highway in Ames

Tuesday Apr 30, 2013
Ames City Auditorium
515 Clark Ave.
Ames
ameshistoricalsociety.org


Event Phone: 515.232.2148

Join Jeff Benson, Lincoln Highway Historian, for "By the Side of the Road: Along the Lincoln Highway in Ames." 

The Lincoln Highway was established 100 years ago as the first transcontinental road in America. Its tremendous influence on local economies across the country can be seen in Ames, where businesses of all kinds flourished along the route. 
 
Highway historian, Jeff Benson, will provide a tour through time of what sprang up by the side of the road.
Co-sponsored by the Ames Historic Preservation Commission Cost: $3 donation requested.
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