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Actor R. J. Lindsey to Portray Oldsmobile Founder R .E. Olds

Friday October 13, 2017

Times: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Waukegan-North Shore Chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America is teaming up with the museum to host actor R.J. Lindsey as Oldsmobile founder R.E. Olds at State Bank of the Lakes, 50 Commerce Drive in downtown Grayslake. Lindsey will narrate a slide program with stories of the early auto inventors: Benz, Daimler, Olds, Duryea, Winton, Ford; and early auto races: Chicago to Evanston 1895, the 1903 cross country race including Bud the dog, the Elgin race track 1909; and record setting people: in 1909 Alice Ramsey, the first woman to drive across the country and Harriet Fisher traveling around the world.; and from 1925 to 1963 the Burma Shave road signs.

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State Bank of the Lakes
50 Commerce Drive
Grayslake, IL 60030


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