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If Cars Could Talk – The Maxwell Story: Women who Drove Across the Nation and Across the Centuries

March 10, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

In 1909, Alice Ramsey left New York City in a 1909 Maxwell DA and became the first woman to make the transcontinental journey from New York to California. She and her all-female team accomplished this impressive feat just six years after the first successful male cross-country drive, making headlines and cementing their place in history.

One hundred years later, Emily Anderson commemorated this historic event by recreating the 3800-mile, cross-country voyage in her own restored 1909 Maxwell. Join us as Emily Anderson shares both her and Alice’s stories and see the 1909 Maxwell that made the journey!

This event is FREE for ACM Members and is included with Museum admission. Bring a lunch to enjoy, light refreshments provided.

If Cars Could Talk: Every second Tuesday of the month!

There are many chapters to the story of the automobile. If cars could talk, they might just share stories we never imagined. Each month, our speaker will pick a car or automotive topic and offer a fascinating peek into its history. Join us on the second Tuesday of each month, and explore the story of cars with Museum curators, staff or local personalities over lunch.


March 10, 2020
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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LeMay – America’s Car Museum
2702 East D Street
Tacoma, WA 98421 United States


LeMay – America’s Car Museum