TRIVIAL PURSUITS: What was the first named transcontinental highway in the U.S.?

October 22, 2013 – What was the first named transcontinental highway in the U.S. and in which cities did it begin/end?
By PS
Answer: The Lincoln Highway, mapped out in 1913, started in Times Square in New York City. It passed through New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada and California, ending in Lincoln Park in San Francisco.

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