Medicine Bow in Carbon County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
George A. Wyman
George A. Wyman
1st Across America
San Francisco to
New York City, 1903
Erected 2015 by The George A. Wyman Memorial Project.
Location. 41° 53.72′ N, 106° 12.011′ W. Marker is in Medicine Bow, Wyoming, in Carbon County. Marker is on U.S. 30 near Medicine Bow-McFadden Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 U.S. Highway 30, Medicine Bow WY 82329, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Owen Wister (a few steps from this marker); Dinosaur Graveyard (approx. 6.9 miles away); Albany County Train Robberies (approx. 6.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. George A. Wyman - Wikipedia. George Adams Wyman (July 3, 1877 – November 15, 1959) was the first person to make a transcontinental crossing of the United States by motor vehicle. In 1903, Wyman rode his 1902 California Motorcycle Company motor bicycle from San Francisco to New York City in 51 days, finishing 20 days before Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson, the first person to cross the continent by automobile. (Submitted on October 16, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. The George A. Wyman Memorial Project. The goals of the Project are to promote the Wyman story at the significant points along the original 1903 route from San Francisco to New York City.... Wyman Waypoint - Signs designed to be placed at points along the way to identify locations sited in the Wyman narrative. These "Engineer Grade" highway information signs are ideal for points in communities that Wyman stopped and significant points along the routes between communities. (Submitted on October 16, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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