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  • February 12, 1908:  The Day the Great Race Began

    February 12, 1908: The Day the Great Race Began

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    The Race was sponsored by the NEW YORK TIMES and LA MATIN, a sister newspaper in Paris. The torturous New York to Paris route crossed three continents and amounted to over 22,000 miles in 169 days. The Thomas Flyer Team of Buffalo, New York won with a comfortable margin of 26 days. The feat has…

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Mary Hampton
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This love story is illustrated with chrome era postcards from the 1950s and ’60s. Bobbie proposed to Mary in the middle of a Vermont covered bridge. Every trip they took for the next three decades included visits to covered bridges. It is a story for the ages.

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