A short program is planned to kick-off next weekend's Lincoln Highway Bridge Festival.
It will be held appropriately at the park adjacent to the bridge at East 5th and Business?Rout 30 on the original route of the Lincoln Highway.
A group of volunteers is reported hard at work readying the park for the event and for summer visitors and have put together this schedule:
Friday - May 16
4:30 p.m.- Introduction by Byron Witt followed by bridge history by Allen Richards.
4:35 p.m.- Abe Lincoln will deliver the Gettysburg Address
4:45 p.m.- order up of the flag, Honor Guard and the Pledge of allegiance.