Kearney Event to Celebrate Lincoln Highway Centennial


The official Lincoln Highway Centennial Celebration will take place in Kearney on June 30 – July 1.

"The Bricks" in Downtown Kearney will set the location on Sunday, June 30. The event will start at noon with a variety of festivities including historical re-enactors and period music and food.

The Lincoln Highway Centennial Committee is inviting all antique, classic, stock and modified modes of transportation from local and national car clubs to be a part of the celebration on Sunday.

Registration is free and available at

The Lincoln Highway Association's Official Centennial Auto Tour will include two significant antique vehicles which will be trailered to Kearney from the East Tour, a 1913 Stoddard Dayton and a 1916 Oldsmobile Model 44 V8 Roadster, amongst other unique cars.

The LHA official Centennial Celebration will take place July 1 at The Great Platte River Road Archway. The Archway will host the Centennial Auto Tour vehicles, a parade of Packards, an early 1900's tourist camp and education camp, food and craft vendors and a gala that evening.

More information about centennial celebration can be found at or