This award-winning 1909 Lambert was authentically and lovingly restored by Jack Lambert of Buffalo, New York, and is the inspiration for the 1960 Antique Automobile article naming John Lambert as inventor of America's first gasoline car.
In the banner photo to the left, you can see a 1969 marquee for Lambert Days in Ohio City, Ohio, the hometown of America's first automobile. Lambert Days is every third week in July. Next year 2017 will be the 50th year for this popular festival which includes a parade on Sunday.
This 1909 Lambert car is on display in the James F. Dicke Transportation Center at Carillon Historical Park in Dayton, Ohio.
http://www.hometownstations.com/story/32464218/lambert-days-in-ohio-city Lambert Days in Ohio City Posted: Jul 17, 2016 3:45 PM EST By Sam Shriver, Multimedia Video Journalist Ohio City’s automotive past is remembered this weekend with the 49th annual Lambert Days celebration. There was a car show at their community park on the north side of the village. John Lambert had a part […]
John Lambert was the third of ten children; he was born Janaury 29, 1860 on a farm near Mechanicsburg, Ohio. He had aunts and uncles and cousins in the area as well. He lived there until he was 16 at which time he moved with his family to Hillgrove, Darke County, Ohio and lived there […]
The latest issue of Horseless Carriage Gazette, Vol. 78, No. 2, March-April 2016 has my two page article with four pages of photographs. The Horseless Carriage Club of America’s official publication, the Horseless Carriage Gazette. If you are interested in receiving a copy of this issue or subscribing to HCG, call Sharon Gooding at 626-287-4222 […]
Who Invented America’s Gasoline Automobile? Carol Jean Lambert This historical novel starts as John’s parents left their Pennsylvania mountainside community before the Civil War and walked to central Ohio to farm. One of ten children and eventually the son of [...] ... Read More »