‘All Fords’ to gather at 5th oldest Ford dealership

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By John Lee

Swanson Ford has seen many generations roll through its doors
in 100 years.

The world’s fifth oldest Ford dealership will have lots of help to celebrate its centennial July 10-11.

Swanson Ford will host the 7th annual Midwest MCA Mustang Roundup and All Ford Show as well as the 3rd annual International Ford Model T & Speedster Reunion in Ceresco, Nebr., were Magnus Swanson started the business in 1909.The 870 residents of this village 13 miles north of Lincoln will welcome the car enthusiasts and their vehicles as a centerpiece of their annual Ceresco Days celebration.

The Midwest Ford Clubs will help host the all-Ford show-and-shine, beginning at 5 p.m. Friday with a 6:00 parade and fireworks at 10 p.m. The show and 100th anniversary celebration continue from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, followed by a cruise to Lincoln to tour the Smith Collection Museum of American Speed and a banquet. All Ford Motor Co. products are welcome.

Participants can register at www.midwestfordclubs.com. Further information is available at www.swansonford.com.

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