FIRST - Gasoline Powered Boat - Glasgow, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 13.580 W 092° 50.864
15S E 513142 N 4341905
Quick Description: Historical marker giving brief history of first gasoline powered boat in Glasgow, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 5/1/2010 9:51:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM8Q82
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member condor1
Views: 5

Long Description:

Text of marker:

The Minnie

The first gasoline powered boat ever built was owned and operated by Louis Friemonth from 1897-1904.  Built by Moehel Bro. of Arrow Rock, the Minnie sank near this location.

Site of
The Old Ferry Landing

1837 -- 1926

Dedicated to Elmer W. Friemonth
1912 -- 1975

FIRST - Classification Variable: Item or Event

Date of FIRST: 1/1/1897

More Information - Web URL: Not listed

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