A Tiny Village’s Race With History

The Briarcliff Road Race rumbles through the small village’s streets in 1908. Photo: Briarcliff Manor-Scarborough Historical Society

This pocket-sized Westchester County village was just a few years old when n estimated 100,000 people packed its roads for a race that ushered in the are of the automobile.

Here’s a lookback on the event, previewing an upcoming program later this month:

Published by Robert Brum

Writer/editor/storyteller, bicyclist and hiker roaming the Hudson Valley on two feet and two wheels. Brum as in drum; not Blum or Broom.

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