Mar 03 2015

Learn About The Treasures of the Vanderbilt Cup Races & the Motor Parkway

A new presentation "Treasures of the Vanderbilt Cup Races and the Long Island Motor Parkway” will be given by Howard Kroplick and Al Velocci on Wednesday, March 4, 2014 in Glen Cove.

The presentation will relive auto racing’s earliest triumphs and the development of the Motor Parkway while featuring treasures from their collections including: films, pennants, posters, pins, program guides and trophies. Come join us and here how the stories behind the treasures seen below.

Al and I hope that you can join us at the North Shore Historical Museum at 7:00 pm.


Howard Kroplick

The 1909 Locomobile Paperweight and Mascot

The Long Island Motor Parkway License Plates

1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race Broadside

Peter Helck Painting of the Packard Gray Wolf

The Official 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race Poster

The Motor Parkway Mayan Ruins of Garden City

The Alco Black Beast

Photo Highlights


Mar 04 2015 Ted 2:37 PM

Hope to see you all tonite, weather permitting, if not, later on this month, after coming back from Geogia and Florida. I’ll be down that way, in Williamsburge Virgina, this Friday-Tuesday. Be seeing ya.

Mar 04 2015 Ted 10:02 PM

I had all intentions of coming to this presentation,but something came up and couldn’t make it on time. As I said earlier I’ll catch you later this month,I hope,with the way this weather is,who knows

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