LeMay-America’s Car Museum in Tacoma is opening its first permanent display, and it’s a tribute to its namesake.
“My husband never met a car he didn’t like,” said Nancy LeMay about her late husband Harold “Lucky” LeMay. LeMay, the owner of a Guinness Book world record for owning over 3,000 cars, will have his legacy cemented in “Lucky’s Garage,” which will feature 50 vehicles from his collection.
The exhibit, opening Aug. 28, will include such notable cars as a 1947 Cadillac Series 62 2-Door Convertible, a 1922 Ford Model T Touring, a 1930 Packard 740 Custom Super Eight Convertible, a 1933 Hupmobile Series I-326 and a 1953 Kaiser Dragon.
“Harold was a true American success story,” said ACM President and COO Paul E. Miller. “He was raised during the Great Depression, worked extremely hard and became an accomplished businessman and car collector. His affinity for a wide cross-section of automobiles is at the core of what ACM is about – America’s history and love affair with the automobile during the last 100 years. Lucky’s Garage will engage and educate visitors about Harold and his passion for cars.”