November 27: The first permit to drive through Central Park was issued on this date in 1889

New York was setting trends for the rest of the world even in the 1880s, and on this date in 1889, the president of the New York Parks Department issued the first permit to one Curtis P. Brady “to enter upon and pass over the drives of Central Park with his electric automobile runabout.” Said
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