Antique Cars

Founder’s Day forty first annual occasion to show off vintage, conventional vehicles

The 41st annual Founder’s Day to support the Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum in Paris, Maine, could be held Saturday, July 20.
The showpiece of the charity event is the Bahre Collection of antique and classic cars. The series, housed at the birthplace of Hannibal Hamlin, Abraham Lincoln’s first vice president, is open once 12 months to the general public on the Founder’s Day occasion.

The series of over 50 automobiles includes one of the world’s best assemblages of Packards. The Packard collection features Dietrich V-windshield body styles and LeBaron V-windshield body patterns on the Packard 12 chassis for 1932-34, the one-off the front-wheel-force prototype sedan, a 1906 Model S touring vehicle and different area of expertise Packards.

The collection highlights American classics such as Duesenbergs, V-sixteen Cadillac, Stutz, Graham-Paige and Auburn 12; foreign classics which include Delahaye, Isotta Fraschini, Hispano-Suiza, Mercedes-Benz and Alfa-Romeo; and an eclectic grouping of brass-era cars (consisting of electric powered cars), a Tucker, a Harley-Davidson and later-model sports activities cars. Along with the motors, there’s an vintage doll and toy series, horse-drawn carriages, participant piano, vintage photographs, desktop gadgets, and a jukebox.

Founder’s Day festivities encompass meals, music, enjoyment, and crafts honestly. The charity event is scheduled for nine a.M. To 5 p.M. Saturday, July 20, at the Paris Hill Green, rain or shine. Donations for admission to the Bahre Collection are $10 for adults and $2 for children 12 and underneath. All proceeds from admissions will help the Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum.

Information and directions to Founder’s Day are to be had from the Hamlin Memorial Library at 207-743-2980 and online at www.Hamlin.Lib.Me.Us. There are nonetheless some areas left for the craft fair. Crafters or artisans who would like to rent a space should call the library.

This Sunday (July 14), the twenty-third annual Transportation Day Car & Motorcycle Show returns to Lang Pioneer Village Museum in Keene.
During the event, which runs from 10 a.M. To four p.M., you can view vintage and classic cars and antique motorcycles from enthusiasts across Ontario, so that it will be on show throughout the historical village, and vote for your favorites.

But Transportation Day isn’t pretty much motors and bikes — it’s also about opportunity modes of transportation. Once once more this yr, the Antique Bicycle Collectors of Ontario can be showcasing their massive display of vintage and uncommon bicycles in and across the Peterborough County Agricultural Heritage Building.