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On The Road

First In a Year-Long Series of Transportation Exhibits
Saturday, August 16, 2008 to Saturday, October 11, 2008

From August 16th through October 11th, 2008, an exhibit of archival photographs and historic artifacts will explore the impact on Tompkins County of road development and road transportation from the late 1700’s to the present, as well as the impact on local transportation businesses and industries as technology changed.

Did you ever wonder while you are riding down the road?

“Why was this road built here?”
“How did people travel to this region before the automobile?”
“What was the impact of the automobile on the county?”

If so, then The History Center’s new exhibit On the Road will be for you!

From August 16th through October 11th, 2008, an exhibit of archival photographs and historic artifacts will explore the impact on Tompkins County of road development and road transportation from the late 1700’s to the present, as well as the impact on local transportation businesses and industries as technology changed.

An opening reception will be held on gallery night, Friday Sept 5th, from 6-8pm at the History Center in Tompkins County.

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