Vermont (automobile)

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Jackson driving the Vermont on 1903 cross-country drive

The Vermont was the first automobile to cross the United States. It traveled from San Francisco, California to Manhattan, New York. It was a 1903 Winton. The crew was owner Horatio Nelson Jackson, mechanic Sewall K. Crocker and their dog Bud.[1]

The car survives today and is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History.


  1. ^ "Crossing the Country". America on the Move. National Museum of American History. Retrieved 4 February 2014.