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Cars of the Capital

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...

ACD Museum

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...

Donald Davidson

ACD Automobile Museum honors the 100th running of the Indy 500

Donald Davidson, the official historian of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, will speak on the history of the Indianapolis 500 and on the 100th running of the greatest spectacle in racing on Wednesday, April 6 at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum. The program, including a question and answer period, will begin at 5:00 p.m....

1915 Pullman

Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles adds to its collection

Boyertown, PA – The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles announced the newest addition to its fine collection of Pennsylvania-built automobiles—a 1915 Pullman Speedster. This fine automobile is actually a reconstruction of a 1914 Gentleman’s Roadster or Speedster built by a noted historian and Pullman restorer. Using original specifications from the Pullman Motor Car Company,...

Covette 1

America On Wheels Museum debuts Cars of the 20th Century

Allentown, PA – America On Wheels Museum announced the debut of their changing exhibit, A Century of Performance – Cars of the 20th Century. The exhibit debuts for (6) months beginning April 16th beginning at 10 a.m.  There will be a private sneak-peak opening at 9:30 a.m. for museum members. The exhibit will run through October 30th....

Donald  Genevieve Steamer c1965

Gilmore Car Museum pre-WWII event

Hickory Corners, MI – The Gilmore Car Museum near Kalamazoo, MI celebrates its golden anniversary with an all-new event in honor of its founder with “The Donald Gilmore Classic.”  This pre-WWII car show and swap meet will be held Saturday, May 21st, with a driving tour taking place on Friday, May 20th. The Museum, which...

ACM - Route 66 Update - 3.11.16

America’s Car Museum’s Route 66 Gallery receives updates

TACOMA, Wash.  – America’s Car Museum (ACM) recently updated its “Route 66: Dream of the Mother Road” exhibit with an assortment of cool “hot rods” throughout American motoring history. To pay homage to the cars that cruised the iconic highway, ACM will now display 11 modified vehicles in the Summer Drive Series – Hot Rods...

Boyertown

Boyertown Museum of Historical Vehicles Diner Day

  Boyertown, PA – The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles announced the next Diner Day event, which will be held on Saturday, April 2 from 10am to 1pm.  Diner Day is one of the Museum’s most popular events.  With the price of regular admission, guests will be able to sit inside the beautifully preserved...

Lost Car Companies

Lost Car Companies of Detroit

Lost Car Companies of Detroit – Lecture at the Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum Do you remember Cars like Packard, Nash & Studebaker? The Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum will host a lecture about the lost car companies of Detroit on Tuesday evening, May 17th, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Wills Auto Museum located at 2408 Wills...

Art Deco Cars

North Carolina Museum of Art to feature Art Deco automobiles

Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and ’40s – October 1, 2016–January 15, 2017 The art deco period—from the 1920s to 1940s—is known for blending modern decorative arts and industrial design and is today synonymous with luxury and glamour. The cars from this era are no exception. While today manufacturers strive for economy...