Articles by Hope Rowan

 
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Lecture at the Museum: James Melton, the Tenor of His Time

By Hope Rowan on Aug. 12, 2014, at 3:42 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Join Margo Melton Nutt for a talk titled James Melton: The Tenor of His Time. “America’s Favorite Tenor” was perhaps the first multi-media performer—in a …
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Kids Day at the Seal Cove Auto Museum

By Hope Rowan on July 23, 2014, at 12:36 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events/ Take a spin in the Museum’s Model T Ford Depot Hack. Games, toy car races, educational activities, model car displays, and photos in period clothing. …
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Rusticator Picnic

By Hope Rowan on July 17, 2014, at 12:58 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; eepurl.com/Zc4zz The Seal Cove Auto Museum is hosting a picnic inspired by the early 1900s rusticator tradition, on the lawn overlooking Seal Cove Pond and the …
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Early Auto Demonstration Days

By Hope Rowan on June 11, 2014, at 11:53 a.m.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Tuesday, July 1, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Tuesday, July 8, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Tuesday, July 15, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Tuesday, July …
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Father’s Day at the Seal Cove Auto Museum

By Hope Rowan on June 09, 2014, at 3:56 p.m.
Sunday, June 15, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Tours and talks on cars and car collecting. Cool gifts for Dad in the Museum’s Gift Shop with 10% discount. Free admission for dads. This …
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Memorial Day Activities at the Seal Cove Auto Museum

By Hope Rowan on May 21, 2014, at 2:11 p.m.
Saturday, May 24, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, May 25, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Monday, May 26, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 2072449242; sealcoveautomuseum.org View our early Racers: the 1912 Thomas Flyer, the …
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Business After Hours at the Seal Cove Auto Museum

By Hope Rowan on May 06, 2014, at 12:56 p.m.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 2072449242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Enjoy refreshments, discussion with staff, and exploration of the museum’s new exhibit “Motoring into the 20th Century”, which examines the cultural and industrial innovations that …
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Mother’s Day Activities at the Seal Cove Auto Museum

By Hope Rowan on May 06, 2014, at 12:53 p.m.
Sunday, May 11, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 2072449242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Tours and talks on the female pioneers of motoring, wealthy socialites and their cars, ladies and electrics, fashions, and more. Elegant gifts for Mom in …
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Seal Cove Auto Museum

Opening Reception

By Hope Rowan on April 24, 2014, at 12:41 p.m.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Roads, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Help the Auto Museum celebrate the opening of its new exhibit, Motoring Into the 20th Century, which explores the cultural and industrial innovations of the …
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Opening Day at the Seal Cove Auto Museum

By Hope Rowan on April 04, 2014, at 11:09 a.m.
Thursday, May 1, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Get a ride in the Museum’s 1926 Ford, and explore the new exhibit Motoring Into the 20th Century. Coffee and cookies, popcorn, and free admissions …

Spooky Car Days

By Hope Rowan on Oct. 03, 2013, at 4:46 p.m.
Six whole days of diabolical delight will close down the museum’s season. There will be ghoulish games and arcane activities for the young and young at heart, and plenty of tasty treats for all.

Fall Harvest Weekend at the Seal Cove Auto Museum

By Hope Rowan on Oct. 03, 2013, at 4:43 p.m.
Old fashioned harvest activities and games; mulled cider and popcorn.

Matinee Movies at the Museum: Horatio’s Drive

By Hope Rowan on Sept. 04, 2013, at 11:52 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: Hope Rowan; 2072449242; sealcoveautomuseum.org The story of Horatio Jackson’s drive across country in a “new-fangled horseless carriage.” (TV-G) PBS. 120 minutes.

The Auto and the Assembly Line

By Hope Rowan on Aug. 23, 2013, at 12:53 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: Hope Rowan; 2072449242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Learn about the early assembly lines of Auto Giants Albert Pope and Henry Ford, Puzzles, films, and other activities. For more information: 244-9242, …

Matinee Movies at the Museum: The Greatest Auto Race on Earth

By Hope Rowan on Aug. 22, 2013, at 10:51 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 2 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: Hope Rowan; 2072449242; sealcoveautomuseum.org The challenge: to travel by car around the world from New York to Paris. The Greatest Auto Race on Earth is a documentary …

License Plate Puzzle Day

By Hope Rowan on Aug. 07, 2013, at 12:56 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013 12 p.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, ME For more information: Hope Rowan; 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Join Tim Steniford, License Plate Aficionado and Editor of “Plates Magazine.” to learn about the history and hobby of collecting license plates.

Horseless Carriage Day – Restoring Wood-Bodied Cars

By Hope Rowan on Aug. 07, 2013, at 12:54 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 12 p.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, ME For more information: Hope Rowan; 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Meet Richard Currier of the Horseless Carriage Co., Cape Neddick, ME, and see his reproduction chassis. View a demonstration of his fine workmanship …

Alternative Energy Day at the Seal Cove Auto Museum

By Hope Rowan on July 17, 2013, at 2:29 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 12 p.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, ME For more information: Hope Rowan; 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Demonstrations of alternatively powered vehicles like the solar-powered SUNN EV. Exploration of the early electric cars and steamers from the early 1900s in …

Author Presentation at the Seal Cove Auto Museum

By Hope Rowan on July 11, 2013, at 12:10 p.m.
Saturday, July 13, 2013 2 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, ME For more information: Hope Rowan; 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Author Robert Dluhy will present on his upcoming book, American Automobiles of the Brass Era, at the Seal Cove Auto Museum on Saturday, …

Models and Miniature Cars at the Seal Cove Auto Museum

By Hope Rowan on July 11, 2013, at 12:08 p.m.
Saturday, July 20, 2013 12 p.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, ME For more information: Hope Rowan; 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Area model makers share their collections from die cast metal to plastic minis. Bring along your favorite mini car and join in.
 
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