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ACD Automotive Museum features ‘Freedom Rides’

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum offers the second segment in its Curatorial Spotlight series with a presentation titled Freedom Rides: The Impact of Transportation on the Civil Rights Movement. The presentation will take place on February 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Metal Technologies, Inc. Education Center at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg...

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Mecum Kissimee to feature Fezell, Runyon collections

  Drag racing enthusiasts will have plenty to consider at Mecum Auctions’ Kissimmee 2017 classic and collector car auction. An impressive group of early muscle cars and vintage drag cars hailing from the collections of Don Fezell and Jackie and Gary Runyon will be among the headlining vehicles of more than 3,000 cars at...

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Museum announces loan of a 1948 Tucker

  The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum has announced the loan of a 1948 Tucker until April 15. While only 51 Tuckers were built, this one is number 52. This fully restored Tucker was one of several left behind partially built after Tucker went out of business in 1950. The 1948 Tucker is on...

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Simeone Museum receives a landmark gift

An iconic 1907 Renault Racing Roadster joins their permanent collection The Simeone Museum received a landmark gift – an iconic 1907 Renault Racing Roadster finds a permanent home through the kindness of its owner for the past nine decades. Serious automobile road racing started in France with major races throughout the country, usually long distances,...

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‘British Invasion’ comes to National Packard Museum

WARREN, Ohio _  The National Packard Museum’s 17th Annual Antique Motorcycle Exhibit, “British Invasion,” opens Saturday, Jan. 7 and runs through May 27, 2017. This year’s “British Invasion” exhibit will feature 30 motorcycles manufactured by British companies as early as 1913 and as recently as 2006, from both well-known motorcycle brands like Triumph, Norton,...

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2017 at the Gilmore Car Museum

2017 Event Schedule Now Available The Gilmore Car Museum’s 2017 Schedule of Events is completed. CLICK HERE to view and download the full schedule. Winter Lecture Series Begins January 15th The Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is a set every Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. from January through April. Gilmore Car Museum 6865 W Hickory Road...

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AACA and Museum discuss split

After merger talks fail, national club pulls plug on financial support The AACA Museum was conceived under the direct supervision of the Antique Automobile Club of America’s Board of Directors. Now, the club will completely cease its support for the museum in Hershey, Pa., that shares its name. “The Antique Automobile Club of America...

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America’s Automotive Trust – 100 Years of Automotive History

Historic coach-built vehicle will be displayed during stops on ‘The Drive Home II’ winter road rally across Northeastern states and the North American International Auto Show   TACOMA, Wash. – America’s Automotive Trust (AAT) will highlight a century of automotive innovation as one of its member organizations, LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM), and...

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‘American Barn Find’ exhibit set for National Motorcycle Museum

ANAMOSA, Iowa _ The new “American Barn Find” exhibition will open this spring at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa. With the pubic’s help, the museum will recreate the corner of a barn and show a random collection of stuff that just kind of “happened” there, items no longer needed, tossed out, then forgotten....