• Goliath Feature

    Tallest. Steepest. Fastest

  • Explore Illinois by Amtrak rail

  • Dana-Thomas House

    Find Frank Lloyd Wright throughout Illinois

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    Explore Illinois with the Mile Markers…


49 the first interstate

The FIRST Interstate…..

When was the first federally funded interstate constructed?? Not the one we know today…..the first one?…….  1806 !! Yup, before the Eisenhower Interstate system there was, that’s right, the Washington interstate system (yes, ‘THE’ George Washington….). Although it wasn’t called …