William Penn Highway

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William Penn Highway
Route information
Existed: 1916 – present
Major junctions
West end: Pittsburgh, PA
East end: New York City, NY
States: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York
Highway system
Auto Trails

The William Penn Highway was an auto trail in the United States, generally running from Pittsburgh east to New York City. It served as the eastern end of the Pikes Peak Ocean-to-Ocean Highway. The William Penn Highway Association of Pennsylvania was organized March 27, 1916 to promote a road parallel to the Pennsylvania Railroad between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Two branches were included — one from Lemoyne (near Harrisburg) to Washington via Baltimore and one from Reading to New York.


The road is today the following routes:


New Jersey[edit]

See also[edit]