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

Great Auto Race

 
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 21, 2017
1. Great Auto Race Marker
Inscription.  1908 - Centennial - 2008 From New York to Paris. Racers arrived in Canastota Feb. 14th staying overnight. The U.S. team won the race.
 
Erected 2008 by Village of Canastota.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 43° 4.655′ N, 75° 45.108′ W. Marker is in Canastota, New York, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of South Peterboro Street and Railroad Street, on the left when traveling north on South Peterboro Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 South Peterboro Street, Canastota, NY 13032, Canastota NY 13032, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis Adamo (within shouting distance of this marker); Bruce Opera House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reuben Perkins (about 600 feet away); Canastota's First Commercial Activity Occurred Along the Canal Basin of the Erie Canal (about 600 feet away); Canal Street (about 600 feet away); Canastota's Lift Bridge
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By John Edwards, August 12, 2012
2. Great Auto Race Marker
(about 600 feet away); Peterboro Street Lift Bridge (about 600 feet away); Canal Town (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canastota.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Great Auto Race. (Submitted on August 16, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. The Dollop Podcast Episode #323: New York to Paris Car Race. (Submitted on April 16, 2020, by Jordan Romano of Kings Park, New York.)
 
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By John Edwards, August 12, 2012
3. Great Auto Race Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2012, by John Edwards of Orlando, Florida. This page has been viewed 446 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 16, 2019, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   2, 3. submitted on August 12, 2012, by John Edwards of Orlando, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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