The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.
For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.
My boss would sometimes have me be his dad’s chauffeur and drive him wherever he wanted to go. Like one time, Skippy told me to go get his dad who…
… brought along their ladies’ maids, butlers, and chauffeurs who stayed close by in the lesser quarters at the Inn or in smaller accommodations in…