It was called the Red Devil. It was the first time a resident of Onancock "indulged in the luxury of owning an auto." But the sensation it created was not all favorable. Some were apprehensive. "... the trade of the village merchants fell off, because the country people were afraid to venture into town."
Much more about it in the full Washington Post article from 1906..this Sunday on The Pocomoke Public Eye!
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