Summer Tour to the 50th Swigart Museum Meet

—August 9th-10th, Huntingdon, Pa.

The Gettysburg Region AACA is planning an overnight tour to the 50th Swigart Museum Car Show hosted by the Allegheny Mountain Region AACA at the Swigart museum in Huntingdon, PA.

Mark you calendar for Friday, August 9th and Saturday, August 10th, optional Sunday, August 11th if you want to tour the storage buildings.

 You are responsible for your own reservations and schedule for traveling, below are several driving routes.  You can enjoy the weekend of festivities beginning Friday evening and ending Sunday with a tour of the storage building or just attend the show on Saturday.

The drive to Huntingdon using back roads is very scenic and relaxing or you can travel Route 22/322 west from Harrisburg or the Pa. turnpike west to Route 522 N. to 22/322 W. My favorite route is Rt. 641 W from Mechanicsburg, Carlisle to Rt. 522 N to 22/322 W.

This route will take you over two mountains with lots of scenery and little traffic with a nice lunch & rest stop at the intersection of 641 and Rt.75 at Spring Run, Pa. Follow 641 to Rt. 522 at Shade Gap and continue north to 22/322. Turn left toward Huntingdon and the Swigart Museum will be on your right about four miles before getting to Huntingdon.

Check your old fashion maps for the best route from your location and enjoy the trip.

The schedule of events and registration form are in the July/August issue of The Gas Buggy or click here: http://www.swigartmuseum.com/2019Meet.pdf. Contact Bob Shultz @ 717-766-0457 or bobshop120@gmail.com with questions or information.

Sundaes on Sunday- Date Change!

Due to snow, this event has been moved from January 20th to the 27th!!

Beginning at 1:00 pm at Dover Fire Hall, 30 East Canal Road, Dover, PA 17315

This event is always a hit. Come enjoy ice cream, club slideshows, and camaraderie. 

Cost is just $5.00 per person. Deadline to sign-up is January 9th.

Please bring an item for the raffle, and be sure to wear your favorite car shirt.

Contact Roxanne Vandermark Hess: 717-792-0858

Olde Getty Place Car Show

Celebrating the Gettysburg Region AACA and the 90th Anniversary of the Ford Model A!

Located in Downtown Gettysburg on West High Street between Baltimore Street and S. Washington Street AND East High Street between Baltimore and Stratton Street.

Proceeds will benefit the Adams County Children’s Advocacy Center.

All vehicles 25 years and older welcome. No judging. People’s choice.

Show Vehicle Display Booklet: Gifted to all owners, guests, and viewers of the vehicles. Owners are invited to submit one photo and 200 word description of the vehicle and owner.

Pre-registration: $13 per vehicle by Sept. 5th.

Registration after Sept. 5th and Day of Show: $15 per vehicle

REGISTRATION FORM

Summer Tour 2018

–Friday, August 24th

Our old cars benefit from being driven, and what a special opportunity! This special collection is open to us by the invitation of the owner. See over 150 beautifully restored antique cars at The NB Center for American Automotive Heritage, the private collection of car enthusiast Nicola Bulgari. (See Sept.-Oct. 2016 Gas Buggy Gazette for our interview with him.) Spend time in the grand lodge building; tour the buildings full of cars. The cars are primarily from the 1930’s and 1940’s, with care and expense lavished on models that collectors sometimes overlook. Visiting on Friday, we will see restoration going on, making the visit more interesting.

We will be taking back roads and 2-lane highways all the way, making the drive relaxing. We’ll start our tour at Flinchbaugh’s Orchard and Farm Market, 110 Ducktown Road, Hallam, Pa. (east of York and west of Wrightsville). Arrive there 8 a.m. or after, buy breads, snacks, coffee etc. in their farm market if you please, and we’ll depart promptly at 9 a.m. We’ll stop mid-way at the Dutch Way Restaurant in Myerstown, Pa. for a delicious buffet lunch. The distance to Allentown is 100 miles, and after a full, fun day, everyone should be home well before dark. (For anyone who would like to make it even more relaxing and spend the night, driving back home on Saturday, call John Sayler at 717-796-1895 for a list of near-by motels.) Send no money: Affordable meal costs are on your own. The cut-out response sheet is an insert in the May-June issue of The Gas Buggy Gazette. Deadline to sign up for the tour is August 12.

DIRECTIONS TO TOUR’S START: We recommend avoiding Rt. 30 around York at morning rush hour; Rt. 462 East through town should be better. And here are ways to the starting point in Hallam: From the intersection of Pa. Route 24 and Rt. 462: Go east on Rt. 462 (Market St.) for 4.8 miles to Ducktown Road. Turn Right onto Ducktown Rd. (This turn is across from Krautz Creek Library. Note: the road name to the left is Walnut Springs Rd.) Go 0.4 mile on Ducktown Road and turn right into Flinchbaugh’s Or- chard and Farm Market.

OR, from Interstate 83 South, take Exit 19. Go East on Rt. 462 (Market St.) for 1.8 miles, and you’ll be at the intersection of Rts. 462 and 24. Continue straight (east) and follow the directions above.

OR, from Carlisle, Dillsburg, and points north, take Rt. 74 South to Dover, Pa. From the center of Dover (Rts. 74 and 921), continue South on Rt. 74 for 3.0 miles to Route 238. (This will be at the 7th traffic light.) Turn Left at the traffic light onto Rt. 238 East, which is Church Road. Go 1.9 miles to the 2nd traffic light at a “T.” Turn left onto Greenbriar Rd. and go only 0.1 mile to the traffic light. Turn Right, staying on Rt. 238 East which is Church Rd. Go 2.1 miles and turn Right at the stop sign, staying on Rt. 238 East which is Farmtrail Rd. Go 0.4 mile and you will cross over I-83. Go 0.8 mile and at the traffic light turn Right onto Rt. 181 South (George St.) Go 0.4 mile and turn Left at the traffic light onto Emig Rd. Go 0.1 mile and you will go under a one-lane under- pass. Go 2.0 miles and at the intersection of Rt. 24 con- tinue straight and you will be on Rt. 24 South. Go 2.3 miles and go under Route 30. Go 0.6 mile and turn Left at the traffic light onto Rt. 462 East (Market St.). Con- tinue to follow the directions above from the intersection of Rts. 24 and 462.

INFORMATION: John Sayler (717) 796-1895 or Jerry Black (717) 334-3638. Flinchbaugh’s (717) 252-2540, Dutch Way restaurant (717) 866-5758.

 

Local Event: Antique Buick Show

—Saturday, June 30, Hershey, Pa. (Rain or shine)

The Mason-Dixon Chapter of the Buick Club of America is holding their annual show. Primarily a Buick show but open to all other makes. New location: At A.A.C.A. Museum, 161 Museum Drive. Registration 8:30-10:30 a.m., Show 9-3. $15 registration includes one free admission to museum. Info: Larry DiBarry (717) 263-3804 or Dick Beckley (717) 395-7128.

Gettysburg Region Summer Picnic

Again at beautiful Codorus State Park just east of Hanover, Pa. Enjoy the enclosed air-conditioned Classroom Building overlooking the lake, or take a folding chair to enjoy the view outdoors. Arrive 11:00 a.m. or after; serving will commence around 1:00. Take your antique car and relax with fellow club members. The region will provide grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks, silverware, cups and plates. To help off-set the cost of the event, the cost is $5 per person (free if under age 12). Each member is asked to take a covered dish or dessert to share. Refrigeration is available.

Cut-out response sheet is an insert in the March/April issue of the Gas Buggy GazetteRegistration deadline is July 2.

DIRECTIONS TO THE PARK: From I-83, take Exit 8 and drive 17 miles on Rt. 216 west to the Park.

Or, from Route 30, turn onto Rt. 116 west; travel 7 miles; turn left onto Grandview Road; continue to next signal light; turn left onto Rt. 216; drive 2 miles to the park.

DIRECTIONS WITHIN PARK:

The Classroom Bldg is round and easy to notice.

If entering the park from Sinsheim Road: Turn right onto Rt. 216 (Blooming Grove Road). Cross over 2 bridges. Turn right onto first road to the right (Marina Road). Follow road straight to the end, where you will see the Classroom Bldg. overlooking Lake Marburg.

Or, if entering the park from Smith Station Road: Turn left onto Rt. 216 (Blooming Grove Road). Cross over one bridge. Turn left onto 2nd road on left (Marina Rd). Follow road straight to the end, where you will see the Classroom Bldg. overlooking Lake Marburg.

Or, if entering the park from the east on Rt. 216: Cross over 2 bridges. Turn right onto first road on right (Marina Rd). Follow road straight to the end, where you will see the Classroom Bldg. overlooking Lake Marburg.

Or, if entering the park from the west on Rt. 216: Cross over one bridge. Turn left onto 2nd road on left (Marina Rd). Follow road straight to the end, where you will see the Classroom Bldg. overlooking Lake Marburg.

Information: Annette Yost (410) 635-2530.