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Kokomo in Howard County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Haynesí Horseless Carriage

 
 
Haynes' Horseless Carriage Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, June 28, 2007
1. Haynes' Horseless Carriage Marker
Inscription. Here on July 4, 1894, Elwood Haynes made the first test run of an automobile which he designed and built. His car reached a speed of about seven miles per hour over a six mile course on the Pumpkinvine Pike.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 34.1966.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 27.745′ N, 86° 6.484′ W. Marker is in Kokomo, Indiana, in Howard County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 31 and East Boulevard on U.S. 31. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kokomo IN 46901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's) (approx. 13 miles away); Tipton County (Indiana) Veterans Memorial (approx. 13 miles away); Tipton County Courthouse (approx. 13 miles away); Land Between The Rivers (approx. 13 miles away); General John Tipton (approx. 13 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Elwood Haynes. He graduated in 1881 from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. (Submitted on June 29, 2007.) 

2. Elwood Haynes (1852–1925)
The marker is across the street from a Bob Evans restaurant. image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, June 28, 2007
2. The marker is across the street from a Bob Evans restaurant.
. (Submitted on June 29, 2007.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyRoads & Vehicles
 
The marker is next to a parking lot at the Delco plant. image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, June 28, 2007
3. The marker is next to a parking lot at the Delco plant.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,378 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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