San Jose to Yosemite in 1890 – by bike!

Buffalo soldiers touring in 1896.

“John Clayton and Fred Black returned last evening from a bicycle trip to Yosemite Valley. They had a very delightful time.

They made the run on bicycles into the valley by way of Stockton, 250 miles, in four and one-half days.

They spent six days in the valley, taking in all the points of interest.

On their homeward trip they came by way of Merced.”

San Jose Herald, July 2, 1890

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