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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    The Great Midwest, Illinois to be precise

    Default Lincoln Highway to Be Closed Until Further Notice

    Well, for awhile at least a part of it here in northern Illinois between Chicago and Rockford will be closed in Dekalb from August 25th to 27th.

    Dekalb is having its annual Cornfest on those dates. Over 50,000 annually attend the three days of fun, music, and food. The headline group will be Survivor, of "Eye of the Tiger" fame. Plus Saturday the 26th, they will have free sweet corn from 11 AM to 2. Main street through Dekalb is the old Lincoln Highway.

    About 20 miles west on L-H, the town of Rochelle is having their annual Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival the same weekend. Besides the music and fun, they will also be having a fly-in and antique tractor and truck show.

    So, if you're out and about this way, stop in. My wife and I will be attending both, but wish they'd have it on two different weekends.

    For more info:



    Keep on Down that Two Lane Highway. --RoadDog

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Western/Central Massachusetts

    Default Corn-ey

    Sounds like a good time - 50 tons of corn??? Whoa. How much butter is involved in that?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Green County, Wisconsin

    Default Just there...

    I was just on that section of the LH last weekend, from Rochelle to Geneva. As I quickly learned, its a tough place to find a tent campground or a vacant motel on a summer weekend in that part of Illinois.

    Thanks for the intel.

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