Vintage cars on display at Delaware’s Nemours Mansion and Gardens

The American love affair with the automobile is on full display at the Nemours Mansion and Gardens this weekend.

 

The Old Dominion Packard Club is bringing 18 vintage autos to the historic gardens.  There will be 18 cars ranging from a 1932 Convertible Coup to a 1957 Clipper Sedan.  The club has been around for more than 50 years.

The mansion was built in 1910 by Alfred I DuPont as a way to honor his second wife, Jessie.  The gardens were also developed during that time.

One other attraction to the gardens is the “family garage”.  It is filled with vintage Rolls Royce’s and Cadillacs. First Experience toured the car museum on the grounds and the first versions of a roof rack and a sun visor. The types of things we take for grated today. 

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