Glidden Tour

This is a collection of articles covering the 1908 Glidden Tour that were published in the Indianapolis Star. These are listed in chronological order, starting with an image of the Hower Trophy which was founded by Frank B. Hower.

The article in attachment Hower101808 (Indianapolis Star, October 18, 1908) concerns early planning for the 1909 Glidden Tour.

The following articles are collectively coverage of the 1909 Glidden Tour published in the Indianapolis Star. For additional coverage check out articles from the rival Indianaolis News as well as an image portfolio elsewhere on First Super Speedway.

These two attachments are Indianapolis Star articles from February 1910 and report on the push by the Indianapolis Automobile Industry to win the opportunity to be the starting point for the upcoming Glidden Tour endurance run. In the end, they would fail as the event started in Cincinnati.

Originally published in the Sunday, March 20, 1910 Indianapolis Star, this article was part of  a special supplemental section about the upcoming March 28 Indianapolis Automobile Show presented by the Indianapolis Automobile Trade Association (IATA).

The first four attachments below contain articles that originally appeared in the Indianapolis Star during March 1910 and concern the efforts of the Hoosier capital city to secure the honor of being the point of departure for that year's Glidden Tour. Their efforts were regarded as too late in the game as commitments to Cincinnati prevailed.

The attached article was originally published in the May 15, 1910 Indianapolis Star.