To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
Languages
Recent
Show all languages
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

1806 in the United States

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Events from the year 1806 in the United States.

YouTube Encyclopedic

  • 1/5
    Views:
    1 225
    7 398
    8 908
    761
    33 163
  • ✪ Illinois Adventure #1806 "Lincoln Highway Association Headquarters"
  • ✪ Lewis & Clark 1804-1806 Animated Map
  • ✪ Did most African slaves come to the United States after 1790?
  • ✪ Pocket Bio's E37: Henry Knox (1750-1806)
  • ✪ History of the Royal Navy - Steam, Steel and Dreadnoughts (1806-1918) Documentary

Transcription

IN 1913 THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY ASSOCIATION FORMED TO HIGHWAY ASSOCIATION FORMED TO ESTABLISH A ROUTE LINKING THE ESTABLISH A ROUTE LINKING THE EAST WITH THE WEST. EAST WITH THE WEST. IT IS A STORY WE DISCOVERED AT IT IS A STORY WE DISCOVERED AT NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS IN NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS IN FRANKLIN GROVE. FRANKLIN GROVE. >>IT STARTED WITH CARL FISHER, >>IT STARTED WITH CARL FISHER, THE HEAD OF PRESTO LIGHT OUT OF THE HEAD OF PRESTO LIGHT OUT OF DETROIT. DETROIT. HE ALSO STARTED THE INDIANAPOLIS HE ALSO STARTED THE INDIANAPOLIS SPEEDWAY. SPEEDWAY. HE WAS INTERESTED IN GETTING A HE WAS INTERESTED IN GETTING A FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL HIGHWAY FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL HIGHWAY ACROSS THE UNITED STATES. ACROSS THE UNITED STATES. THEY WERE TRYING TO GET PEOPLE THEY WERE TRYING TO GET PEOPLE TO THEEST COAST BY 1915 FOR TO THEEST COAST BY 1915 FOR THE PACIFIC EXPOSITION THAT WAS THE PACIFIC EXPOSITION THAT WAS BEING HELD OUT THERE. BEING HELD OUT THERE. THE PACIFIC EXPOSITION WAS A BIG THE PACIFIC EXPOSITION WAS A BIG CELEBRATION TO HONOR THE OPENING CELEBRATION TO HONOR THE OPENING OF THE PANAMA CANAL. OF THE PANAMA CANAL. SO THEY USED THAT AS A MARKETING SO THEY USED THAT AS A MARKETING TOOL TO GET PEOPLE TO TRAVEL THE TOOL TO GET PEOPLE TO TRAVEL THE ROAD AND GET OUT THERE. ROAD AND GET OUT THERE. AT THAT TIME, ROADS BETWEEN AT THAT TIME, ROADS BETWEEN VILLAGES AND TOWNS WERE MOSTLY VILLAGES AND TOWNS WERE MOSTLY WAGON TRAILS OR HORSE PATHS THAT WAGON TRAILS OR HORSE PATHS THAT QUICKLY TURNED INTO MUDDY QUICKLY TURNED INTO MUDDY QUAGMIRERS AFTER RAINS. QUAGMIRERS AFTER RAINS. THERE WERE NO MARKERS OR THERE WERE NO MARKERS OR NUMBERED ROADS. NUMBERED ROADS. CARL FISHER, ALONG WITH OTHER CARL FISHER, ALONG WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE LEADING AUTO MEMBERS OF THE LEADING AUTO INDUSTRY, SAW THIS ROUTE AS A INDUSTRY, SAW THIS ROUTE AS A CHANCE TO PROMOTE HARD ROADS AND CHANCE TO PROMOTE HARD ROADS AND INCREASE TRAVEL BY AUTOMOBILES. INCREASE TRAVEL BY AUTOMOBILES. >> THEY TOOK EXISTING ROADS OR >> THEY TOOK EXISTING ROADS OR PATHS OUT WEST. PATHS OUT WEST. THEY USED PONY EXPRESS, MORMAN THEY USED PONY EXPRESS, MORMAN TRAIL, ANYTHING THAT WAS TRAIL, ANYTHING THAT WAS EXISTING. EXISTING. >>WHEN THE COMMITTEE STARTED THE >>WHEN THE COMMITTEE STARTED THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY, THEY FIRST LINCOLN HIGHWAY, THEY FIRST PLOTTED IT, THEY DECIDED THEY PLOTTED IT, THEY DECIDED THEY WOULD COME UP WITH A GUIDEBOOK WOULD COME UP WITH A GUIDEBOOK THAT WOULD HELP SELL MEMBERSHIP. THAT WOULD HELP SELL MEMBERSHIP. MEMBERSHIP WAS FIVE DOLLARS IN MEMBERSHIP WAS FIVE DOLLARS IN 1913, WHICH WAS QUITE A BIT OF 1913, WHICH WAS QUITE A BIT OF MONEY. IF YOU WERE TO GET A MONEY. IF YOU WERE TO GET A GUIDEBOOK O TO SHOW YOU EXACTLY GUIDEBOOK O TO SHOW YOU EXACTLY WHERE TO GO TO GET A GOOD ROAD, WHERE TO GO TO GET A GOOD ROAD, YOU MIGHT CONSIDER IT. YOU MIGHT CONSIDER IT. >>EACH TOWN, WHY, THEY WOULD >>EACH TOWN, WHY, THEY WOULD TELL HOW MANY HOTELS OR WHAT WAS TELL HOW MANY HOTELS OR WHAT WAS IN THE TOWN. IN THE TOWN. THEY WOULD HAVE A PERSON THAT THEY WOULD HAVE A PERSON THAT WAS THE COUNCIL MEMBER WHICH WAS THE COUNCIL MEMBER WHICH WOULD BE A CONTACT MAN THAT YOU WOULD BE A CONTACT MAN THAT YOU WOULD CONTACT AT THAT PARTICULAR WOULD CONTACT AT THAT PARTICULAR TOWN. TOWN. NOW IN MY GUIDEBOOK, I CAN EL IT NOW IN MY GUIDEBOOK, I CAN EL IT YOU FOR THE FIVE DOLLARS, YOU YOU FOR THE FIVE DOLLARS, YOU WILL ALSO GET A GUIDEBOOK PLUS WILL ALSO GET A GUIDEBOOK PLUS THE NAME OF A PERSON IN EVERY THE NAME OF A PERSON IN EVERY TOWN THAT IF YOU NEED A DENTIST TOWN THAT IF YOU NEED A DENTIST OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT, THEY CAN OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT, THEY CAN HELP YOU. HELP YOU. >> AMERICA DID TAKE TO THE >> AMERICA DID TAKE TO THE ROADS, AND IN TEN YEARS, THE ROADS, AND IN TEN YEARS, THE COUNTRY SIDE WAS LITTERED WITH COUNTRY SIDE WAS LITTERED WITH NAMED HIGHWAYS DENOTED BY NAMED HIGHWAYS DENOTED BY VARIOUS COLORED BANDS ON VARIOUS COLORED BANDS ON TELEPHONE POLES. TELEPHONE POLES. IT WAS SO CONFUSING THAT A IT WAS SO CONFUSING THAT A NATIONAL STANDARD SIGNAGE AND NATIONAL STANDARD SIGNAGE AND NUMBERING WAS ADOPTED. NUMBERING WAS ADOPTED. NO LONGER COULD HIGHWAYS BE NO LONGER COULD HIGHWAYS BE DESIGNATED BY NAME. DESIGNATED BY NAME. >> WELL THE FIRST COMMITTEE, >> WELL THE FIRST COMMITTEE, THOSE BUSINESSMEN, THEY DIDN'T THOSE BUSINESSMEN, THEY DIDN'T WANT THEIR ROAD TO BE FORGOTTEN. WANT THEIR ROAD TO BE FORGOTTEN. SO THEY WENT TO THE GOVERNMENT SO THEY WENT TO THE GOVERNMENT AND BASICALLY SAID WE'D LIKE TO AND BASICALLY SAID WE'D LIKE TO PUT UP MARKERS WITH THE NAME ON PUT UP MARKERS WITH THE NAME ON IT AND ALL THAT. IT AND ALL THAT. THE GOVERNMENT SAID NO. THE GOVERNMENT SAID NO. WE WILL JUST HAVE NUMBERS. WE WILL JUST HAVE NUMBERS. WELL, THEY WEREN'T TO BE WELL, THEY WEREN'T TO BE DETERRED. DETERRED. IF YOU LOOK AT A CEMENT MARKER IF YOU LOOK AT A CEMENT MARKER TODAY, YOU WILL FIND THERE IS AN TODAY, YOU WILL FIND THERE IS AN "L" ON IT, THAT'S NOT A NAME. "L" ON IT, THAT'S NOT A NAME. THERE IS AN ARROW SHOWING YOU THERE IS AN ARROW SHOWING YOU WHICH WAY TO GO. WHICH WAY TO GO. THAT'S NOT A NAME. THAT'S NOT A NAME. THERE IS A BUST OF LINCOLN. THERE IS A BUST OF LINCOLN. ON THE BUST OF LINCOLN SAYS THIS ON THE BUST OF LINCOLN SAYS THIS HIGHWAY, DOES NOT NAME IT, HIGHWAY, DOES NOT NAME IT, DEDICATED TO, NAMED FOR ABRAHAM DEDICATED TO, NAMED FOR ABRAHAM LINCOLN. LINCOLN. >>PLACED ON THE MARKERS WAS THE >>PLACED ON THE MARKERS WAS THE LAST ACT OF THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY LAST ACT OF THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY ASSOCIATION. ASSOCIATION. THAT IS UNTIL IT WAS REBORN IN THAT IS UNTIL IT WAS REBORN IN 1992. 1992. TODAY THE NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS TODAY THE NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS FOR THE ASSOCIATION IS LOCATED FOR THE ASSOCIATION IS LOCATED NEXT TO THE ORIGINAL ROUTE IN NEXT TO THE ORIGINAL ROUTE IN FRANKLIN GROVE IN THIS HISTORIC FRANKLIN GROVE IN THIS HISTORIC BUILDING. BUILDING. >> IT WAS BUILT IN 1860 BY >> IT WAS BUILT IN 1860 BY HI-LINCOLN, A COUSIN OF ABRAHAM HI-LINCOLN, A COUSIN OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN. LINCOLN. AND IT WAS A MERCANTILE STORE. AND IT WAS A MERCANTILE STORE. THE BUILDING ITSELF AND UPSTAIRS THE BUILDING ITSELF AND UPSTAIRS HAD STAGE. HAD STAGE. THEY HAD STAGE PLAYS. THEY HAD STAGE PLAYS. THEY HELD DANCES UP THERE. THEY HELD DANCES UP THERE. >> IN ADDITION TO ITS CONNECTION >> IN ADDITION TO ITS CONNECTION WITH THE LINCOLN FAMILY, THIS WITH THE LINCOLN FAMILY, THIS BUILDING HAS AN EARLY HISTORY BUILDING HAS AN EARLY HISTORY WITH THE ROAD. WITH THE ROAD. >> UPSTAIRS IN LINCOLN HALL, 250 >> UPSTAIRS IN LINCOLN HALL, 250 PEOPLE MET AND HEARD THE PERSON PEOPLE MET AND HEARD THE PERSON FROM THE ASSOCIATION. FROM THE ASSOCIATION. AT SOME POINT THE COMMITTEE AT SOME POINT THE COMMITTEE DECIDED MEMBERSHIP PENS WOULD BE DECIDED MEMBERSHIP PENS WOULD BE A GOOD THING TO PROVIDE WITH A GOOD THING TO PROVIDE WITH THE -- TO SELL WITH THE THE -- TO SELL WITH THE MEMBERSHIP. MEMBERSHIP. THE SHIPMENT CAUGHT UP WITH IT THE SHIPMENT CAUGHT UP WITH IT HERE. HERE. >>THEY WERE HOPING THEY WOULD >>THEY WERE HOPING THEY WOULD GET THEM IN ROCHELLE WHEN THE GET THEM IN ROCHELLE WHEN THE GROUP CAME THROUGH OR DIXON OR GROUP CAME THROUGH OR DIXON OR SOME PLACE BIGGER, AND IT SOME PLACE BIGGER, AND IT ACTUALLY CAUGHT UP TO THEM HERE ACTUALLY CAUGHT UP TO THEM HERE IN FRANKLIN GROVE. IN FRANKLIN GROVE. AND THE FIRST MEMBERSHIP PENS AND THE FIRST MEMBERSHIP PENS WERE SOLD HERE. WERE SOLD HERE. >>WE HAVE INFORMATION. >>WE HAVE INFORMATION. WE HAVE BOOKS. WE HAVE BOOKS. AS THEY ARE TRAVELING, IF THEY AS THEY ARE TRAVELING, IF THEY HAVE SPECIFICS THEY ARE LOOKING HAVE SPECIFICS THEY ARE LOOKING FOR, INTERESTED IN, WE CAN FOR, INTERESTED IN, WE CAN USUALLY HELP THEM OUT WITH THAT. USUALLY HELP THEM OUT WITH THAT. WE HAVE THEM FROM ALL KINDS OF WE HAVE THEM FROM ALL KINDS OF FOREIGN COUNTRIES. FOREIGN COUNTRIES. WE EVEN HAD VISITORS HERE FROM WE EVEN HAD VISITORS HERE FROM MONGOLIA. MONGOLIA. IT IS INTERESTING BECAUSE YOU IT IS INTERESTING BECAUSE YOU ARE TAKING IN THE WHOLE COUNTRY. ARE TAKING IN THE WHOLE COUNTRY. PEOPLE HAVE DIFFERENT INTEREST PEOPLE HAVE DIFFERENT INTEREST ABOUT THE ROAD. ABOUT THE ROAD. SOME PEOPLE JUST WANT TO TRAVEL. SOME PEOPLE JUST WANT TO TRAVEL. OTHER PEOPLE WANT TO FIND ALL OTHER PEOPLE WANT TO FIND ALL THOSE MARKERS. THOSE MARKERS. OTHER PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR OLD OTHER PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR OLD SIGNAGE. TO REACH THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY ASSOCIATION, GO TO THEIR WEB ASSOCIATION, GO TO THEIR WEB SITE AT WWW.LINCOLNHIGHWAYASSOC.ORG.

Contents

Incumbents

Federal Government

Events

Undated

  • Noah Webster publishes A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language, his first American English dictionary.
  • Parson Weems publishes a 2nd edition of his The Life of George Washington, with curious anecdotes laudable to himself and exemplary to his countrymen, first including the story of the young Washington and the cherry-tree.

Ongoing

Births

Deaths

See also

Further reading

  • Nathaniel Bowditch. Observations on the Total Eclipse of the Sun June 16, 1806, Made at Salem. Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 1 (1809), pp. 18–22
  • Simeon De Witt. Observations on the Eclipse of 16 June 1806, Made by Simeon De Witt Esq. of Albany, State of New-York, Addressed to Benjamin Rush M. D. to Be by Him Communicated to the American Philosophical Society. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 6, (1809), pp. 300–302
  • The Massachusetts Election in 1806. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 20, [Vol. 40 of continuous numbering] (1906–1907), pp. 1–21
  • Herbert E. Bolton. Papers of Zebulon M. Pike, 1806–1807. The American Historical Review, Vol. 13, No. 4 (July, 1908), pp. 798–827
  • J. Madison. William and Mary College, July 4, 1806. The William and Mary Quarterly, Second Series, Vol. 3, No. 3 (July, 1923), pp. 201–205
  • Elizabeth Heyward Jervey. Marriage and Death Notices from the Charleston Courier 1806. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 30, No. 2 (April, 1929), pp. 117–124
  • W. E. Hollon. Zebulon Montgomery Pike's Mississippi Voyage, 1805–1806. The Wisconsin Magazine of History, Vol. 32, No. 4 (June, 1949), pp. 445–455
  • W. H. G. Armytage. A Sheffield Quaker in Philadelphia 1804–1806. Pennsylvania History, Vol. 17, No. 3 (1950), pp. 192–205
  • Anthony Steel. Impressment in the Monroe-Pinkney Negotiation, 1806–1807. The American Historical Review, Vol. 57, No. 2 (January, 1952), pp. 352–369
  • George S. Snyderman. Halliday Jackson's Journal of a Visit Paid to the Indians of New York (1806). Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 101, No. 6, Studies of Historical Documents in the Library of the American Philosophical Society (December 19, 1957), pp. 565–588
  • John H. Reinoehl. Some Remarks on the American Trade: Jacob Crowninshield to James Madison 1806. The William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series, Vol. 16, No. 1 (January, 1959), pp. 83–118
  • Ludwell Lee Montague. Cornelia Lee's Wedding. As Reported in a Letter from Ann Calvert Stuart to Mrs. Elizabeth Lee, October 19, 1806. The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 80, No. 4 (October, 1972), pp. 453–460
  • William G. McLoughlin. Thomas Jefferson and the Beginning of Cherokee Nationalism, 1806 to 1809. The William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series, Vol. 32, No. 4 (October, 1975), pp. 548–580
  • Robert E. Moody, Leverett Saltonstall. Leverett Saltonstall: A Diary Beginning January AD. 1806. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Third Series, Vol. 89, (1977), pp. 127–177
  • John M. Bryan. Robert Mills, Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Thomas Jefferson, and the South Carolina Penitentiary Project, 1806–1808. The South Carolina Historical Magazine, Vol. 85, No. 1 (January, 1984), pp. 1–21
  • Dan L. Flores. The Ecology of the Red River in 1806: Peter Custis and Early Southwestern Natural History. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. 88, No. 1 (July, 1984), pp. 1–42
  • Donald R. Hickey. The Monroe-Pinkney Treaty of 1806: A Reappraisal. The William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series, Vol. 44, No. 1 (January, 1987), pp. 65–88
  • John Taylor, Wilson Cary Nicholas, David N. Mayer. Of Principles and Men: The Correspondence of John Taylor of Caroline with Wilson Cary Nicholas 1806–1808. The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 96, No. 3, "The Example of Virginia Is a Powerful Thing": The Old Dominion and the Constitution, 1788–1988 (July, 1988), pp. 345–388
  • James P. Ronda. A Moment in Time: The West: September 1806. Montana: The Magazine of Western History, Vol. 44, No. 4 (Autumn, 1994), pp. 2–15
  • Dan Flores. A Very Different Story: Exploring the Southwest from Monticello with the Freeman and Custis Expedition of 1806. Montana: The Magazine of Western History, Vol. 50, No. 1 (Spring, 2000), pp. 2–17
  • Matthew E. Mason. Slavery Overshadowed: Congress Debates Prohibiting the Atlantic Slave Trade to the United States, 1806–1807. Journal of the Early Republic, Vol. 20, No. 1 (Spring, 2000), pp. 59–81

External links

This page was last edited on 26 February 2019, at 18:27
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.