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June 21, 2012

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walkingon travels

What a quirky little store. I like how it looks like a bizzare, hodge-podge of a restaurant. Can't wait to see more from your trip!

Kerry Dexter

looking forward to reading more about your travels along the Lincoln Highway.

Dominique King

It was sort of bizarre...we rooted around the hardware section and found packaged drill bits and the like that looked like they were 50-plus years old!
It was a great trip...we loved exploring the back roads through the small towns.

Allison

It looks so "real." It's the fun sort of place you don't find in glossy, touristy locales.

Dominique King

Allison-That's exactly what I liked about it, too :)

Glennia

I love places like this. You never know what you're going to find inside.

Dominique King

Glennia-You have to look, though, don't you? I'm guessing someone could find a treasure in there, but I guess it just wasn't my day to do so.

Sere

I, too, love quirky roadside things. Sometimes they are gems, other times not so much :). Love road trips and look forward to reading about this particular drive. Does it go into Illinois at all? Just curious with the Lincoln name attached to it. Nice to meet a fellow midwesterner.

Dominique King

Yes, the Lincoln Highway does go through Illinois (we've driven the part of it running from the Indiana state line to Joliet--which was under a lot of construction at that time of this particular trip). Here's another post of mine that tells a little of the history of the highway's development http://www.midwestguest.com/2011/07/carl-fisher-father-of-the-lincoln-highway.html and here's a site
We've driven the Lincoln Highway through Indiana, Ohio, the tiny part of it that goes through West Virginia, and parts of the route through Illinois and Pennsylvania....which isn't nearly half of the 3400-mile route from NYC to San Francisco!

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