"Col. Jesse G. Vincent: Packard's Master Motor Builder" Seminar, Sat. August 26 11:30 a.m.
Jesse G. Vincent was a self-taught engineer and automotive genius. He was awarded 162 patents during his 40 year career with Packard Motor Car Company. He designed the first V-12 automobile engine in 1915 and is probably best known as the designer of the Liberty aircraft engine in WWI and Packard's Merlin aircraft engine and PT boat marine engine in WWII.
Learn about his fascinating life and his vital contributions to automotive, aeronautical and marine history. The lecture is open to the public and is free with paid admission to the museum. It begins promptly at 11:30 am.