Posters from previous Founder’s Days are displayed at the Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum on Paris Hill. Posters from the early Founder’s Days when posters could not be mass produced are hard to find, Brandan Roberts, Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum curator, said. Founder’s Day is held annually to raise money for the library and museum. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Augustus Hamlin is the nephew of Hannibal Hamlin, who was vice president under Abraham Lincoln. Augustus Hamlin is the founder of the Hamlin Memorial Library on Paris Hill. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

The 1934 Packard Twelve LeBaron Runabout Speedster was once owned by film actor Clark Gable. One of four of this model ever built, the car is now part of The Bahre Collection on Paris Hill. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

The Bahre Collection has one of the “finest Classic Packard collections in the world,” said curator Jeff Orwig. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

The 1912 Cretors Automobile Machine popcorn truck is one of three complete trucks left in the world. It will be displayed, along with 60 vehicles, in The Bahre Collection during Founder’s Day on Saturday at Paris Hill. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Jeff Orwig opens the back of a 1948 Tucker Model 48 Sedan on Wednesday in the building where Bob Bahre’s car collection is kept on Paris Hill. The car is No. 33 out of 50 to come off the Tucker line in Chicago. The 50 cars built by Tucker do not include the one prototype, an important detail to Tucker enthusiasts, Orwig, the curator of The Bahre Collection, said. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Hannibal Hamlin’s bust is displayed in the Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum on Paris Hill. Hamlin, vice president under Abraham Lincoln, lived on Paris Hill. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Hannibal Hamlin was born and raised in the Paris Hill home that became the residence of Bob Bahre and his wife, Sandy. Hamlin was vice president under Abraham Lincoln. This campaign flag is displayed at the Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum on Paris Hill. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Photos of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and Vice President Hannibal Hamlin are displayed at the Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum on Paris Hill. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

This straight eight-cylinder motor from a 1934 Duesenberg SJ Torpedo Convertible Victoria delivers 320 horsepower. A typical Ford at that time delivered 80 horsepower. It’s one of 60 cars collected by Bob Bahre and will be on public display Saturday during Founder’s Day on Paris Hill. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

The Bahre Collection includes seven Duesenberg automobiles. Six will be on display Saturday during Founder’s Day. The other is being restored at a shop in Oxford. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

The Bahre Collection includes seven Duesenbergs. Six will be on display Saturday during Founder’s Day on Paris Hill. The other is being restored at a shop in Oxford. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Jeff Orwig, curator of The Bahre Collection of classic cars, said a lot of attention goes into making sure the cars are as they were when they were new. “These are all as pure as can be. They are stunning cars,” he said. Dozens will be displayed for the public at Bahre’s museum during Founder’s Day on Saturday on Paris Hill.  Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

The 42nd annual Founder’s Day and Classic Car Exhibit on Saturday is a fundraiser for the Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum on Paris Hill. The building was originally built to be the Oxford County Jail. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

A plaque recognizing Bob Bahre’s support for the Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum was recently placed on Paris Hill. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

Jeff Orwig straightens a picture of Bob Bahre on Wednesday inside the building housing Bahre’s car collection on Paris Hill. The curator of the collection said Bahre would be unhappy that his picture is hanging there because he once told him, “‘It’s not about me, Jeff. It’s about the cars.'” Bahre died last year at the age of 93. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

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