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Rocklin in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

George A. Wyman

 
 
George A. Wyman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 12, 2016
1. George A. Wyman Marker
Inscription.  
Waypoint
George A. Wyman
1st Across America
San Francisco to
New York City, 1903

 
Erected by George A. Wyman Memorial Project.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 38° 47.456′ N, 121° 14.325′ W. Marker is in Rocklin, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5250 Front Street, Rocklin CA 95677, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old St. Mary’s (a few steps from this marker); Trott Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rocklin (about 400 feet away); Rocklin Roundhouse (about 500 feet away); The Fletcher Moon House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rocklin Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Finnish Temperance Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Loomis (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rocklin.
 
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 The George A. Wyman Memorial Project. "George A. Wyman was the first person to cross America on a motorized vehicle. Wyman started in San Francisco, California on May 16 and arrived in New York City 50 days later on July 6, 1903.He rode a 200cc, 1.25 horsepower “California” motorcycle designed by Roy C. Marks, inventor of the first American production motorcycle." (Submitted on December 9, 2019.) 
 
Additional keywords. motorcycle
 
George A. Wyman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 12, 2016
2. George A. Wyman Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on December 10, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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