Abernathy brothers rode their way to fame

  • Abernathy brothers rode their way to fame
    Abernathy brothers rode their way to fame
President William Howard Taft, all 335 pounds of him, personally welcomed the Abernathy brothers to Washington D.C. on May 27, 1910 and gave the famous travelers a guided tour of the White House. At only 10 and 6 years of age, Louie and Temple Abernathy already were big-time celebrities with thousands of unchaperoned miles under their tiny belts. In less than two years, the youngsters had made…

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