• StarView Vineyards

  • Five Breathtaking Nature Walks in Illinois

  • Ebertfest Feature Image

    Honoring Filmmakers at Ebertfest

  • Unwind at The Senator’s Inn

  • Quad Cities Botanic Center Feature

    Escape to the Quad City Botanical Center


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 …