Helen Ridgely with her Automobile at Hampton

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c 1920

Although she was not comfortable with the new technology of electricity, Helen Ridgely warmly embraced the automobile which her husband, Capt. John Ridgely, disdained. Hampton’s first automobile garage was built in 1910.

Paper. L 7.6, W 7.6 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 18596