Events for Lincoln Highway Around Chicago book

With some big projects keeping me busy, I’ve not been able yet to review Cynthia Ogorek’s new book from Arcadia, The Lincoln Highway Around Chicago, but here’s a list of book-related events to look for over the next few months.


Above, the LHA labeled this 1927 photo as “an important intersection with the pavement widened for safety, 25 miles west of Chicago Heights, Illinois. Courtesy University of Michigan, Special Collections Library, lhc1321.

7 at 10 am. “The Dave Nemo Show,” XM Satellite Radio, Open Road 171. Live phone interview.

14 at 7 pm. South Holland Public Library, 16250 Wausau Ave, South Holland, IL, (708) 331-5262. Program and book signing.

19 at 10:30 am. South Suburban Heritage Association Annual Conference, St. Paul Community Church, 18200 Dixie Hwy, Homewood, IL,


10 at 11:30 am. Indiana-Lincoln Highway Association Spring Meeting and Luncheon, Teibel’s Restaurant, Schererville, IN. Contact:

17 All day. South Holland “Onion Fest,” American Legion Hall, 443 157th St, South Holland, IL, (708) 596-2722.


7 or 8 time TBA. Printers’ Row Book Fair, Chicago, IL, at Arcadia Publishing booth. Contact Cynthia at

13 at 1 p.m. Calumet City Historical Society, 760 Wentworth Ave, Calumet City, IL, (708) 862-8662.


12th at 1 pm. Lake County Public Library, Merrillville, IN. Contact Susan Killin (219) 7769-3541 x336 or


TBA Gourmet Junction, Plainfield, IL. Contact Cynthia at


16 time and place TBA. South Holland Historical Society, South Holland, IL, (708) 596-2722.

Contact names and emails are supplied if you’d like to confirm the arrangements.

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