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News Release: 

The Jefferson Highway by Lyell HenryThe Jefferson Highway by Lyell Henry             

Lyell D. Henry, Jr. will be signing copies of his soon to be released book “The Jefferson Highway: Blazing the Way from Winnipeg to New Orleans”.  The event will be held in conjunction with the Jefferson Highway Association Convention to be held April 29th & 30th in Carthage, MO. 

The book signing will take place at Red Oak II on Friday, April 29th from 2:00-3:00 p.m.

The Jefferson Highway was the North-South counterpart to the East-West Lincoln Highway. The Jefferson Highway route was established in 1916 so the first book written on this important road will be published on its’ 100th anniversary.

The Carthage book signing is sponsored by the Jefferson Highway Association and any profits from the sale of the book will go towards the goals of the Association.  The JHA is a private non-profit group formed in 2011 to help preserve, promote and educate about the Jefferson Highway.

To reserve your personal signed copy of the book, complete and return an order form before April 10th.  The book sells for $29.95 and order forms can be downloaded at or you can order online through the link provided on the website.   A full description of the book is also available on the JHA website.


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