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By Tim Fillmon, July 30, 2013
"The Great Endurance Run" Marker
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1Florida (Alachua County), Gainesville — "The Great Endurance Run"
On November 23, 1909, the "Autoists" participating in "The Great Endurance Run" were treated to a gala banquet and overnight stay at "The White House Hotel" which was located at this exact site. This event ended the first day of driving for the . . . — Map (db m68316) HM
2Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Great 1909 Auto Race
From this point in front of The Tampa Daily Times Building on Nov. 23 1909, was started the Tampa-to-Jacksonville "endurance run" to promote good roads for Florida. Sixteen vehicles, plus the "confetti" pathfinding car and a press car, made . . . — Map (db m68398) HM
3Florida (Pasco County), Zephyrhills — The Great Endurance Run
On November 23-26, 1909, an automobile road race was held to promote the need for “good roads” in Florida. “The Great Endurance Run,” as it was called, was sponsored by “The Tampa Daily Times” under the auspices . . . — Map (db m3257) HM
4Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — "The Great Endurance Run"
On November 24, 1909 the "Autoists" participating in "The Great Endurance Run" reached the "Turn Around Checkpoint" at the Jacksonville City Hall which was located at this exact site. The location marked the halfway point for the "Drivers and . . . — Map (db m58574) HM
 
 
  
 
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