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Debbie Hinman—Alice Ramsey's Journey

Debbie Hinman
  • Date: Tuesday, January 5, 2021 (first Tuesday)
  • Time: 5:30 PM
  • Location: Recording will be here soon.

In 1909, intrepid 22-year-old Alice Ramsey made history as the first female cross-country motorist, driving a Maxwell DA from New York to San Francisco in 59 days. Coming through Reno in August, she stayed overnight in the Riverside Hotel. Hear about her amazing journey in a time before interstate highways and before most women had even considered learning to drive.

Debbie Hinman is a Reno native and UNR graduate. Active with HRPS since 2004, she is a researcher and Editor of HRPS's quarterly FootPrints publication.