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This circular, by John C. Nicholson, describes the history and present conditions of the Meridian Highway. Nicholson advocates for the highway's expansion and for the expansion and improvement of the federal highway system of which it is a part. Nicholson was among the organizers of the highway in Salina, Kansas, in 1911. He claimed it was the first north-south highway completed across the United States. The pamphlet also includes examples of Meridian Highway road signs. Nicholson was president of the Meridian Highway Association with offices in Newton, Kansas. The Meridian Highway ran along the 6th Principal Meridian and was later called U.S. Highway 81.

Creator: Nicholson, John Charles, 1862-1942
Date: 1919

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Item Number: 1660
Call Number: K Port 625.7 In 8m no.1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 1660

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