Emily Post on Wheels: Library shares etiquette maven’s daring 1915 cross-country car trip

Posted Feb. 24, 2013, at 3:25 p.m.
Last modified March 03, 2013, at 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, March 7, 2013 7 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor, ME

For more information: Melinda Rice; 207-801-8331;

BAR HARBOR, Maine — Etiquette maven Emily Post drove cross-country through 13 states to the Golden Gate Bridge during an epic six-week journey in 1915. It was a time not many people had cars, and of those who drove women were few.

Marilyn Solvay shares this story with a slideshow and talk in honor of Women’s History Month on Thursday, March 7 at the Jesup Memorial Library in Bar Harbor beginning at 7 p.m.