Articles by Hope Rowan

 
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Samuel Cody & the Dawn of British Aviation

By Hope Rowan on Feb. 13, 2015, at 12:03 p.m.
Thursday, March 5, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Mr. Ethan Yankura will give a talk at the Seal Cove Auto Museum about Samuel Franklin Cody, the first name in British aviation at the …
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Night at the Museum

By Hope Rowan on Jan. 16, 2015, at 11:44 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events/ The Seal Cove Auto Museum will open its doors free of charge for a special evening just for families. There will be games for the …
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The Brass Club Speakeasy

By Hope Rowan on Dec. 29, 2014, at 5:40 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org/events/speakeasy2015.php The Roaring Twenties comes to the Seal Cove Auto Museum! There will be 12-piece swing band, a specialty cocktail created just for this event, prohibition …
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Yankee Ingenuity and the First Snow Sled

By Hope Rowan on Nov. 03, 2014, at 4:49 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Seal Cove Auto Museum, 1414 Tremont Road, Seal Cove, Maine For more information: 207-244-9242; sealcoveautomuseum.org Join Howe Vernon Hopkins for a talk about his uncle Howe Hoyt Hopkins, his life as an inventor, veteran of World War II, and the …
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Spooky Car Days

By Hope Rowan on Oct. 06, 2014, at 1:20 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Thursday, Oct. …
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Patriot Day Activities at the Seal Cove Auto Museum

By Hope Rowan on Sept. 09, 2014, at 3:45 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 11, 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 In honor of the day, members of the armed services and veterans will be guests of the Museum and get free admission. There will be …
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‘Rosie’s Mom’ on women in workshops during World War I

By Hope Rowan on Sept. 01, 2014, at 1:15 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6, 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/events/ Join guest curator Dr. Carrie Brown for a talk titled Rosie’s Mom. In 1917, a full generation before Rosie the Riveter rolled up her sleeves …
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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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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.
 
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