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Cayuga in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George A. Wyman

 
 
George A. Wyman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 28, 2019
1. George A. Wyman Marker
Inscription.  
Waypoint
George A. Wyman
1st Across America
San Francisco to
New York City, 1903
The George A. Wyman Project

 
Erected by The George A. Wyman Project.
 
Location. 42° 55.108′ N, 76° 43.776′ W. Marker is in Cayuga, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is at the intersection of Railroad Street and Water Street, on the right when traveling south on Railroad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cayuga NY 13034, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sullivan-Clinton Campaign (here, next to this marker); Site of Cayuga Long Bridge (here, next to this marker); Site of East End of the Cayuga Long Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Sullivan’s Campaign (approx. 2.2 miles away); Potter Inn Farm (approx. 2.3 miles away); Old Genesee Stage Route (approx. 2.3 miles away); Captain Charles B. Randolph (approx. 2.6 miles away); Welcome to Seneca Falls (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cayuga.
 
Regarding George A. Wyman.
George A. Wyman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 28, 2019
2. George A. Wyman Marker
The marker is on the Railroad Street street sign, to the left of the flagpole.
In 1903 George A. Wyman rode his 1902 California Motorcycle Company motor bicycle from San Francisco to New York City. Taking 51 days, he was first person to make a transcontinental crossing of the United States by motor vehicle.
 
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Also see . . .
1. The George A. Wyman Memorial Project. (Submitted on December 8, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. George A. Wyman (Wikipedia). (Submitted on December 8, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsRoads & Vehicles
 
George A. Wyman and his motorbike image. Click for full size.
from Wikipedia
3. George A. Wyman and his motorbike
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on December 10, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 8, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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