Dr. H. Nelson Jackson

Location: Burlington
Historical Category: Transportation History
Video Date: 01/12/17

Dr. H. Nelson Jackson of Burlington became the first man to drive an automobile across the United States. Responding to a bet made in 1903, he drove from San Francisco to New York City in his car "Vermont."

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 (www.mychamplainvalley.com) and the Vermont Historical Society.

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