Just passing along a press release from the Central Stickney Park District:
The Central Stickney Park District is hosting a trip down the famous Lincoln Highway. This nostalgic journey will take place on Thursday, October 17. Guiding the tour will be local
Known as the most famous cross-country road in the land, the Lincoln is engrained in popular culture as a classic American byway. In 2013 the Lincoln Highway celebrates its 100th anniversary.
The trip, open to all members of the community, will explore and tour interesting and historic places along the road from Chicago to Franklin Grove. The bus departs from the Central Stickney Park District (47th and Long) at 8:00 am. Towns that will be visited include Batavia, Geneva, DeKalb, Malta, Creston, Rochelle and Franklin Grove. Scheduled return back to Chicago is approximately 6:30 p.m.
The cost is $50 and includes three private museum tours and a winery visit along the way. The group will stop for a late-morning lunch in Maple Park (cost of meal is not included). For reservations and additional information, call (708) 496-8292.