Click here to download a Membership form to become a member of the Nebraska Lincoln Highway Historic Byway and support our education, marketing and preservation efforts.
Click here for a digital version of the Nebraska Lincoln Highway Visitors Guide.
Learn more about the history of the Nebraska Lincoln Highway Scenic and Historic Byway in this Power Point Presentation.
Click here to review the Corridor Management Plan Nebraska Lincoln Highway Scenic and Historic Byway 2020 for the newly designated Nebraska Lincoln Highway National Scenic Byway.
Do you want to commemorate your stretch of the Nebraska Lincoln Highway by recreating the historic painted utility poles? Click here for Utility Pole Painting Instructions.
Visit the Lincoln Highway Trading Post and click on the “Signs and Stickers” page for items that can help you commemorate the Lincoln Highway in your community: Lincoln Highway Trading Post
Since 2013 the Nebraska Lincoln Highway Scenic and Historic Byway has been partnering with Omaha’s Artisan Stone Company to produce replicas of the 1928 Lincoln Highway concrete markers. If you would like to commission a marker for your community, contact Dave Monestero at 402-455-4445 or firstname.lastname@example.org
National Scenic Byway Nomination Documents
Completing the nomination documents for consideration to be designated a National Scenic Byway was a major undertaking. Though much of the information contained in the nomination documents is included in the Corridor Management Plan, it is presented in a slightly different format.
To review what the Federal Highway Administration took into account to name the Nebraska Lincoln Highway Scenic and Historic Byway a National Scenic Byway, click here to read the complete nomination: FINAL Nomination Narrative Complete 051320
Over the years, historic building surveys have been completed for the counties through which the Nebraska Lincoln Highway National Scenic Byway passes. Many iconic Lincoln Highway structures are on these surveys and they are a valuable resource for researchers and preservationists.
There have been many histories and chronologies written of the Lincoln Highway. Below are two.
United States Department of the Interior National Park Service National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Documentation FormThis form is used for documenting multiple property groups relating to one or several historic contexts. Below is the Historic and Architectural Resources of the Lincoln Highway in Nebraska
The original brick paving on the 1913 alignment of the Lincoln Highway through the community of Elkhorn has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
United States Department of the Interior National Park Service Special Resource Study / Lincoln Highway, 2004
History Nebraska partnered with the Nebraska Department of Transportation in an effort to identify the history and related resources of a selection of Nebraska’s historic highways. This report was published in 2002. The Lincoln Highway is covered in Chapter 3.
The Nebraska Department of Transportation published a turn-by-turn and mile-by-mile logbook of Nebraska’s highways in 2019. Below is a link to the Lincoln Highway (Highway 30) section.