Detroit History: Detroit’s First Car Ride

We were still “The Paris of the West” and “The Stove Capital”  when a handful of Detroiters along Woodward Avenue on a chilly and damp Thursday night got the first look at the city’s 20th Century destiny.

They also saw the future “Richest Man in America” on a bicycle alongside  the roaring horseless carriage that his pal was road-testing for the
first time.

Get the whole story in this edition of Joe Donovan’s Detroit History report:

Joe Donovan's Detroit History

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