TITLE

Driving Back in Time

AUTHOR(S)
McCormack, Fiona
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;9/8/2003, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the 100th anniversary of the first cross-country car trip in the U.S. Brief historical background on the cross-country road trip made by Horatio Nelson Jackson in 1902; Route of the car trip made by Peter Kesling. INSET: TRAVEL QUIZ.
ACCESSION #
10740575

 

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