104 Year Old Car Joining Hackett Auto Museum Collection

On August 28th the Hackett Auto Museum received another automobile for its collection. The 1914 Ford model T touring has been placed on long term loan and will become a permanent part of the Hackett Auto Museum collection.

This 104 your old Ford comes from the Mr. and Mrs. Gene Stephenson Collection and will be presented as a nearly 100% authentic Ford Model T.

A true survivor of an age gone by. The car was originally sold, and spent most of it’s life, in the state of Virginia. It found its way back to Michigan several years ago and will be a welcomed addition to the museum.
In its current state, the car sports a Boyce motor-meter,  gull wing hood ornament, air bulb horn, klaxon Horn, exterior rear view mirror, leather crank holder, luggage rack and a “Presto Lite” tank for illuminating the headlamps and tail lamp. Most of which are era appropriate accessories.

The car will be offered to a local high school automotive mechanics class so young people can gain a hands on knowledge and learn about early automotive transportation in America. The students will have the opportunity to make the car mechanically safe and roadworthy without destroying its historic “patina.”

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