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39th Annual Founder's Day & Classic Car Exhibit

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Name: 39th Annual Founder's Day & Classic Car Exhibit
Date: July 15, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
The showpiece of the charity event is The Bahre Collection of antique and Classic cars. The collection, housed at the birthplace of Hannibal Hamlin, Abraham Lincoln’s first vice-president, is open once a year to the public at the Founder’s Day event. The collection of over fifty vehicles includes one of the world’s finest assemblages of Packards. The Packard collection features Dietrich V-windshield body styles and LeBaron V-windshield body styles on the Packard 12 chassis for 1932-34, the one-off front-wheel-drive prototype sedan, a 1906 Model S touring car and other specialty Packards. The collection highlights American Classics such as Duesenbergs, V-16 Cadillac, Stutz, Graham-Paige, and Auburn 12; foreign Classics such as Delahaye, Isotta Fraschini, Hispano-Suiza, Mercedes-Benz and Alfa-Romeo; and an eclectic grouping of brass-era cars (including two electric cars), a Tucker, a Harley-Davidson and later-model sports cars. Along with the vehicles there is an antique doll and toy collection, horse-drawn carriages, player piano, old phonographs, table-top instruments and a jukebox. Founder’s Day festivities include music, entertainment and a crafts fair. The charity event is scheduled for Saturday July 15, 2017 from 9 am to 5 pm on the Paris Hill Green, rain or shine. Donations for admission to The Bahre Collection are $10 for adults and $2 for children 12 and under. All proceeds from admissions will support the Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum.
Location:
Hamlin Memorial Library 16 Hannibal Hamlin Drive South Paris, ME 04281
Date/Time Information:
July 15th, 9AM - 5 PM, rain or shine
Contact Information:
207-743-2980
Fees/Admission:
car show: $10/adults, $2/children 12 & under. Craft fair is free.
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