In this four part series we will examine Yankee ingenuity through the manufacture of guns, sewing machines, clocks, watches, and automobiles that collectively tell the story of “The American System” of manufacturing.
This class will be presented free via Zoom. After you register, you will receive a link for the class. Please sign up for each session individually.
Highlights of each week will include:
Week 1: Oct 13th, 2 PM: Early Gun Making
Week 2: Oct 20th, 2 PM: History of the Sewing Machine
Week 3: Oct. 27th, 2 PM: Clock & Watchmaking
Week 4: Nov. 3rd, 2 PM: The Development of the Automobile
Instructor, Roberto Rodriguez:
Roberto’s career spans 48 years as a museum professional including past work as the Executive Director of the American Precision Museum, Executive Director of The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and Executive Director of Fort No. 4. Roberto has a passion for cars and shares this love via his Facebook page.