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Lincoln Highway: America's First Byway

December 16, 2013

Armchair Travelers, a monthly program, will take place at the Livermore Public Library Civic Center on Thursday, January 9 at 1:30 p.m. In 2013 our country celebrated the centennial of America’s first transcontinental highway, named for one of our greatest presidents, Abraham Lincoln. Almost a half century later Frank and Sigrid Rainer retraced as much of the original route as possible in order to celebrate Frank’s high school reunion in New York after 50 years as well. They traveled from the terminal point at Lincoln Park in San Francisco, though the little hamlet of Livermore, CA, covering thirteen states to wind up at the original starting point of Times Square in New York City.
Adults are invited to this free program on the second Thursday of each month in the Community Meeting Rooms of the Civic Center Library.