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Treasures of the Vanderbilt Cup Races and the L I Motor Parkway

Treasures of the Vanderbilt Cup Races and the Long Island Motor Parkway
Tuesday, March 24 • 7:00- 8:30pm
Commack Branch
Six Vanderbilt Cup Races were held on Long Island roads during the years 1904-1910.  Developed by William K. Vanderbilt, Jr., these races were the most prestigious and thrilling auto races of their day, drawing hundreds of thousands of spectators to Long Island. These races led to the development of the first road built exclusively for the automobile - the Long Island Motor Parkway! Relive auto racing's earliest triumphs through this presentation by Howard Kroplick and Al Velocci, co-authors of the book The Long Island Motor Parkway.  C

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Earlier Event: March 23
Mondays In March Lecture Series
Later Event: April 25
Vintage Base Ball Festival