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Children’s Activity Days set for ACD Museum

AUBURN – The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum will be hosting a number of Children’s Activity Days throughout June and July. Each of the days will start at 10 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. Campers can learn about the ACD Museum and its history through hands-on activities, presentations and interaction with exhibits. “This...

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Liberace’s Rolls Royce rolls into Hollywood Cars Museum

LAS VEGAS – Now rolling into The Liberace Garage at the Hollywood Cars Museum in all of its red, white and blue splendor, is the late entertainer’s Bicentennial Rolls Royce, a 1952 Silver Dawn two light convertible London Motor Show car. Designed for the “Liberace Show ’76,” the car was used on stage at the...

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Don O’Reilly Collection arrives at AACA Library

HERSHEY, Pa. _ A trailer truck load of literature has arrived at the AACA Library & Research Center in Hershey, Pa. The double and triple stacked 54-foot commercial trailer was full of literature, films and ephemera mostly about the world of racing amassed by the former publisher of Speed Age, Don O’Reilly. The collection...

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‘Little Red Corvettes’ at AACA in tribute to Prince

April 23, 2016 (Hershey, PA)- The AACA Museum hosted Cars 4 Critters Sports & Exotics Car Show which was open to a wide variety of sports & exotic car makes and models. In honor of Prince – they put out a call to all red Corvette owners to see how many “Little Red Corvettes” they could get...

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Gilmore Car Museum turns 50

The Gilmore Car Museum’s upcoming “The Donald Gilmore Classic” will feature Pre-War Vehicles, 1896-1942 just like the cars Donald Gilmore was known for collecting. This new show will be held May 21 and be part of a year-long celebration commemorating the Gilmore Car Museum’s 50th anniversary. Special awards will be given foroldest car, furthest driven, and best dressed...

Studebaker National Museum Announces the 2016 “Champion”

The Studebaker National Museum announced its 2016 “Champion” —  Rebecca J. Bonham.  Mrs. Bonham will be honored at the Museum’s Fifteenth Annual Hall of Champions Dinner, on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at the Museum. The purpose of the Hall of Champions Dinner is to honor an outstanding individual and/or company that has contributed to the...

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Jerry’s Classic Cars & Collectibles Museum turns 20

Jerry’s Classic Cars & Collectibles Museum, Pottsville, PA, will be celebrating their 20th anniversary this year. What started out as a hobby and a place to house a collection of classic cars soon took on a life of its own. In 1996 Jerry Enders and wife Janet opened the early 1900’s former Morgan Studebaker...

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ACD Museum hosts retired designers

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum embraced the opportunity to display some concept drawings by members of the League of Retired Automotive Designers as they designed their own modern versions of Auburns, Cords, and Duesenbergs. This display is in the Gallery of Classics and will be closing after the presentation.    On Wednesday, April 20...

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Historic Vehicle Association to feature presidential automobiles

WASHINGTON, PRNewswire _ The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced that its second Cars at the Capital exhibition on the National Mall in Washington, DC will feature two iconic presidential automobiles: President Taft’s 1909 White Steam Car, the first White House limousine; and the 1962 Willys ‘Jeep’ CJ-6 President Reagan used at the Reagan Ranch...

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Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum receives grant

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum has received a $38,232 Heartland Fund matching challenge grant from the Jeffris Family Foundation of Janesville, Wis. The grant will fund 50 percent of the cost of a Historic Structure Report for the former Auburn Automobile Company administration building, built in 1929 in Auburn, Ind. The building is...