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Archive for May 21st, 2019

Washington Welcomes the Automobile: 120-year Romance — Part I,  Anticipation and Local Innovation

To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each  By Matthew B. Gilmore*  “… Not calculated to frighten the horses. . . .” That was the condition under which the District of Columbia Commissioners allowed local patent attorney James J. Sheehy to exhibit a horseless carriage during the 1897 presidential inauguration [1] […]