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Online collection documents building of the Dixie Highway

Dixie Highway map from 1915, from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries

by Mary Morris

William Sydnor Gilbreath Sr. wanted to be remembered for his work as the driving force pushing the creation of the Dixie Highway, a paved route connecting the U.S. midwest to the south which was inspired by the east-to-west Lincoln Highway, and was the first highway to span the U.S.

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