Studebaker: 115 Years of Wagons and Automobiles covers the history of the only American wagon manufacturer to successfully transition to a car company. Presenter Bob Muller will discuss this history, including the Studebaker family’s 1736 arrival in colonial America, the sale of their first covered wagon in 1852, wartime military contracts, their many popular and innovative automobiles, the end of their automobile manufacturing in 1966, and the continuing interest in restoring and collecting all things Studebaker.
About Our Speaker
Mr. Muller, best known for his work on Long Island lighthouse history and preservation, grew up in a family of automobile enthusiasts. As a child, he spent much time in the garage of his brother Henry, who owned and restored many Studebakers. He is currently working on a book of Studebaker history, and restoring a 1962 Studebaker Lark Regal convertible.
Date/Time: Saturday, April 9, 2022 - 1:00 p.m.
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