Great U.S. 50 Yard Sale had some guessing this year
By William Flood
For 22 years, the “Great U.S. 50 Yard Sale” has been part of the ranks of regional yard sales like the World’s Longest Yard Sale, the Lincoln Buyway, and the National Road Yard Sale. The popular shopping jaunts follow historic roads like Route 50, typically spanning hundreds of miles and often multiple states. Like its namesake highway, the sale now runs coast to coast. Its growth has precipitated a need for direction.