Other Transportation


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The Crawford Collection also includes other transportation related items such as hood ornaments, license plates, motors, and boats.


Tinkerbelle Sailboat Hood Ornaments First Cleveland License Plate Baker Battery


In addition to a variety of automotive accessories, Tinkerbelle is a unique item on display in the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum.

On June 1, 1965, Robert Manry sailed from Falmouth, Massachusetts to Falmouth, England, in Tinkerbelle, a small, hand-built boat that many thought would never be able to make the journey. Despite doubts and dangers, Tinkerbelle and Manry made it to Britain. The Western Reserve Historical Society has the famous boat and various pieces of memorabilia from the journey, on display

Western Reserve Historical Society is the oldest cultural institution in Northeast Ohio, the region's largest American history research center, and one of the leading genealogical research centers in the nation.

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10825 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44106 ↗

(216) 721-5722

Thursday: 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm