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Delaware Turnpike Scrapbooks

Delaware Turnpike – John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway “The biggest peacetime construction project of any description ever undertaken by the United States or any other country” began in 1956 with passage of the Federal Aid Highway Act which provided funding for the national interstate highway system.  President Dwight D. Eisenhower was the driving force behind […]

I 95

Have you ever been riding on I95 and wondered what it took to build it, how long it took, or how it has changed over the years? Did you know that John F. Kennedy himself came to the dedication?  In fact it was one of his last public appearances before he was assassinated.  Well that’s exactly […]