Classic Cars: The History of the James Melton Museum
“Classic Cars: The History of the James Melton Museum”
Wednesday, April 27 at 7:00pm via Zoom
Hosted by Norwalk Historical Society & Weston Historical Society
Calling all antique car enthusiasts! The Norwalk Historical Society and the Weston Historical Society are partnering to host the virtual lecture, “Classic Cars: The History of the James Melton Museum,” with guest presenter John J. O’Leary, on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 7:00pm via Zoom. Tickets are $5.00 per household and can be purchased at www.norwalkhistoricalsociety.org or at www.westonhistoricalsociety.org. Learn about James Melton, ‘America’s Favorite Tenor’ and former Weston, CT resident, who assembled one of the country’s prized collections of antique cars, and in 1948 opened the James Melton Museum of Antique Automobiles just off the Merritt Parkway in Norwalk, CT. Presenter John J. O’Leary will share the history as well as unpublished photos of Melton’s famous museum, highlighting the vast collection of unique automobiles, as well as dive into a family connection O’Leary has to Melton’s former friend and personal car restorer, Gus Reuter. A question and answer session will conclude the lecture.
Image: Melton Museum Sign.jpg, credit: John J. O’Leary