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Youngville Cafe on Lincoln Highway Added to National Register of Historic Places, 2007

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Courtesy of the State Historical Society of Iowa, Mitchell, Barbara, Iowa Heritage Illustrated, Vol. 88, No. 4, 2007


The Youngville Cafe was a one-stop roadside business on the Lincoln Highway. It was in operation from the 1930's to 1967. After going through restoration, it is now part of the National Register of Historic Places. 

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  • Known as a "one-stop roadside business," what did the Youngville Cafe offer to travelers when in opened in the 1930's?
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