HRPS Program - Alice's Journey

04/15/2020 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm


Location: Northwest Library, 2325 Robb Drive, Reno

Debbie Hinman discusses Alice's Journey

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.