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America On Wheels Museum launches '50s exhibit

ALLENTOWN, Pa. _ The America On Wheels Museum will debut its changing exhibit “Fender Skirts & Poodle Skirts, Cruisin’ the Fabulous ‘50s" Nov. 4. The display will run through through March of 2017.

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The exhibit will include:

  • 1960 Buick Electra 225 convertible; a one-of-a-kind car designed by the GM Styling studio for Harlow Curtice, then president of General Motors.
  • 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air two-door hardtop
  • 1958 Corvette: Panama Yellow was only available for the production year of 1958. Out of 9,168 Corvettes produced that year, only 190 were painted Panama Yellow with white coves.
  • 1955 Buick Century
  • 1951 Ford Custom Deluxe convertible America On Wheels Museum is located at 5 North Front Street, Allentown PA. General admission $10. Seniors $7, Children 5 and under free students (6-16) $5. Hours of operation: Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday noon-5 p.m.. Last ticket sale is 4 p.m. Call 610-432-4200 or visit www.americaonwheels.org for information.

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