Lincoln Highway in Indiana

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Lincoln Highway

Route information
Maintained by INDOT
Major junctions
East endLincoln Highway at Illinois state line
West endLincoln Highway at Ohio state line
CountryUnited States
Highway system
  • Indiana State Highway System
Historic trails and roads in the United States

Lincoln Highway had two different routes through Indiana, the original route went through South Bend and Elkhart.[1] The Lincoln Highway's northern alignment is now called Lincoln Way and is a byway.[2]

Route description

Illinois to Valparaiso

The western end of the Lincoln Highway in Indiana was at the Illinois state line. The Lincoln Highway headed east passing through Dyer, still heading east the Lincoln Highway headed north around Schererville. Leaving US 30 and heading east, running one mile north of US 30, through Merrillville. East of Merrillville Lincoln Highway rejoins US 30, before leaving US 30 west of Valparaiso.

Valparaiso to Fort Wayne

There were two routes from Valparaiso to Fort Wayne. The first route went farther north passing through South Bend, Elkhart, and Goshen. The second route was the most direct route from Valparaiso to Fort Wayne, passing through Plymouth, Warsaw, and Columbia City.

The Old Lincoln Highway on the southside of Ligonier

Fort Wayne to Ohio


  1. ^ "Lincoln Highway State Maps:Indiana". Lincoln Highway Association. 2007. Retrieved September 30, 2011.
  2. ^ Matt Fritz (2 November 2011). "Group pleased by designation honoring Lincoln Way". Herald Argus. Retrieved November 14, 2011.

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