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150 Year Truckee Donner Railroad Celebration - Plaque Dedication - George Wyman Foundation First Motorcycle over Donner Summit

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Name: 150 Year Truckee Donner Railroad Celebration - Plaque Dedication - George Wyman Foundation First Motorcycle over Donner Summit
Date: May 20, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT
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George Wyman powered over Donner Summit.
Event Description:
Attention motorcycle enthusiasts! Help up commemorate the first motorcycle rider over Donner Summit (on a cross country journey) - The George A. Wyman Memorial Project (http://wymanmemorialproject.blogspot.com/)

The foundation has presented a plaque and road sign to the Visitors Welcome Center in Truckee in memorium. The plaque and road sign will be presented and dedication on this day, which is the anniversary date of Mr. Wyman being in Truckee in 1903. There will be a commemorative motorcycle ride from the site of the old Summit Hotel (across from Donner Ski Ranch) to the Visitors Welcome Center at the Old Train Depot in Truckee. Any/all riders are invited to participate. *Times to be announced and is weather dependent. There will be representatives of the Memorial Project’s Board of Directors on site for the ride and the ceremony.  
Location:
Donner Summit to Truckee Visitors Welcome Center,
10065 Donner Pass Rd
 
Date/Time Information:
Monday, May 20, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Contact Information:
Railroad Sesquicentennial Planning Committee
Fees/Admission:
Free
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