Events


  • Nov 28 2008

    Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society Presentation, November 16, 2008

    Highlighted by Newsday as a weekend Best Bet, this special Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society presentation at the Farmingdale Library was attended by over 110 people including the grandaughter of William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. The presentation and book signing by Howard Kroplick included a discussion of the Vanderbilt Cup Races, the Long Island (0 comments)


  • Nov 28 2008

    Long Island Motor Touring Club Presentation, November 13, 2008

    Over 60 people attended the interactive presentation "America’s First Automobile Road" at the Long Island Motor Touring Club on Thursday, November 13, 2008.During the book signing, the audience was treated to a rare showing of the 1946 Mineola Automobile Meet featuring Old 16 Locomobile driven by 72-year old veteran Vanderbilt Cup Race driver (0 comments)


  • Nov 28 2008

    Suffolk County Historical Society Presentation: Saturday, November 8, 2008

    Al Velocci and Howard Kroplick presented "The Long Island Motor Parkway" at the Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead to an enthusiastic audience totaling over 70 people. Antique cars from the Peconic Bay Region of AACA also made an impressive appearance. Click here to view images from Riverhead. (0 comments)


  • Nov 14 2008

    This Sunday’s Presentation Selected as a Best Bet by Newsday

    This Sunday's Farmingdale's presentation was featured in the Explore LI section of Friday's Newsday. Check out image 11 of the photo gallery. This special Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society program will be held at Farmingdale Library beginning at 2:00 PM. It will include a discussion of the Vanderbilt Cup Races, the Long Island Motor (0 comments)


  • Oct 17 2008

    Busy Weekend for 2008 Centennial Celebrations

    A wonderful weekend to celebrate the centennial of the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race and the Long Island Motor Parkway at the Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn, Harbor. Ongoing Events The exhibit "Treasures of the Vanderbilt Cup Races" opened today for the weekend at the Nassau County Museum of Art (0 comments)


  • Sep 05 2008

    New Exhibit on the Long Island Motor Parkway and Vanderbilt Cup Races at Roosevelt Field Mall

    In celebration of the centennial anniversary of the Long Island Motor Parkway and the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race, a new exhibit is on display at the Roosevelt Field Mall from Friday, September 5th to Sunday, September 14th.The exhibit is located in the J.C. Penny Court in front of Bloomingdales (2 comments)


  • Mar 15 2008

    Cradle of Aviation Hosts Vanderbilt Cup Exhibit:  Garden City Life, September 16, 2005

    To celebrate the centennial of the 1905 Vanderbilt Cup Race, the Cradle of Aviation Museum hosted a special exhibit of antique race cars and memorabilia from September 7-18, 2005. Garden City Life News Item (0 comments)


  • Mar 14 2008

    Video: “1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race Centennial Celebration” October 2, 2004

    At the 2004 Centennial Celebration of the first Vanderbilt Cup Race, the #6 Pope-Toledo that finished third in the race, participated in time-trials. The centennial event was held on October 2, 2004 in East Garden City on Long Island. Hop aboard and hear and see how it feels to ride in this classic car. (0 comments)




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