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Haynes' Horseless Carriage

Location: SE corner, US 31 & Boulevard Street, Kokomo. (Howard County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID# : 34.1966.1

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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.

Keywords

Transportation, Science, Medicine, and Inventions