The Year was 1736

Peter Studebaker, his brother, their wives and a cousin arrived in America from Germany in 1736. Industrious, they began making farm equipment, then wagons and Army wagons. The families burgeoned and so did the business – Studebaker became the largest wagon manufacturer in the world. They advanced to making fancy horse-drawn carriages. In the 1850s,…

The Year was 2017

Hurricane Irma has left many in Miami without power. Thankfully power should be restored by the end of the week for almost all of us. Check back next week for more of the usual fare! Photo is Miami post-Irma from GettyImages.