Leaf Peepers Fall Tour

—Saturday, October 26, Manchester, Pa.

         Join us for the joint AACA Gettysburg Region’s and Pierce-Arrow Society Chesapeake Region’s fall foliage run on Saturday, October 26th. We will start the morning with coffee and donuts at 9:00 am at our first location, GRAACA member William H. Wessels’ private Formal Cadillac car collection in Dillsburg, Pa. He has Cadillacs from the teens through the 70’s. There is ample trailer parking on the grass if you wish to trailer your vehicle to the starting point. We are encouraging members to bring your “old cars” as this is a shorter tour, measuring approximately 80 miles roundtrip, all on two-lane roads to enjoy the fall colors.

At 10:00 am we will depart from Wessels’ for a 25 mile ride to our second private car collection owned by GRAACA member Jay Crist. He has amassed the largest collection of stand-up to drive package and milk trucks. Jay’s vehicles include many rare antique trucks, of which there are examples from Auburn, Divco, Mack, PackageCar, and Thorne, to name a few.

From there we will continue with a 10-mile ride along the Susquehanna River to our lunch stop to be served at 1:00 pm at the John Wright Restaurant in Wrightsville. Here we will have a limited menu from which we can choose from 4 entrees. Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.

This concludes the tour, leaving time to return to our trailers and home before dark. Our route back to Dillsburg (with directions) will be on other scenic two-lane roads. Price is $25.00 per person. Guests are welcome. More information contact Karl and Mary Krouch at 717-697-9543 or krouchs@msn.com. Registration form in the July/August issue of the Gas Buggy Gazette or call Karl Krouch.

Starting address 709 Harrisburg Pike, Dillsburg, Pa. 17019

Directions: From route 15 North in Dillsburg, turn onto Harrisburg Pike, just past Wessels Used Cars lot. (sharp right turn) Go past Back to Basics Western Wear, park in grass field. Sign posted.

From route 15 South, go past Wessels Used Cars lot. Get in the left lane. At the second light, turn left (route 74 South). Travel 1 block, turn left on Greenbrier Lane. Travel 3 blocks. Turn left on Harrisburg Pike. Go past 809 Harrisburg Pike. Parking on left just before Back to Basics. Watch for sign.

 

Summer Tour to 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 Friday, 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.

 

AACA Vintage Tour

Held in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

For AACA meet and tour information click HERE or refer to your Antique Automobile magazine.

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.

Gettysburg Region Spring Tour

We will meet at the Barlup’s business, Requipment Co. Inc. at 201 E. Strawberry Alley. Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 (this is behind the Frankeberger Tavern log cabin on Main St, park in their parking lot) @ 9:00 AM for the usual coffee and doughnuts, pastries, etc. We will view several of Don’s cars and trucks and memorabilia. This is different from his collection in New Bloomfield.

At 10:00 AM we will take a short drive and visit the Rolls Royce Foundation Museum in Mechanicsburg. Mark Lizewskie, the Executive Director, will give us a tour of the facility, including a behind the scenes look. We will then tour some scenic back roads in Cumberland County and end up at the Citizens Fire Company in Mechanicsburg for a full course turkey dinner buffet around 1:00 PM.

The cost is $25.00/person, which includes admission to the Rolls Royce Museum, coffee stop, and dinner. Children under 12 are $15.00/child.

Please mail the registration form (in the March/April newsletter) by May 3rd to Don Barlup, 228 Oak Rd. New Bloomfield, PA 17068. Contact Don at (717) 790-9440 days or (717) 582-3209 evenings and weekends for any questions. The tour will be held rain or shine.

AACA Sentimental Tour

Natchez, MS – Sentimental Tour, sponsored by Louisiana Region (Progressive Tour)

The Sentimental Tour is a National Tour to supplement the already existing Reliability and Vintage Tours.  It will be sponsored during even numbered years and is for vehicles manufactured from 1928 through 1958, except for race vehicles.

Be sure to see the inserts in Antique Automobile magazine or contact the AACA National Office Headquarters.

AACA Founders Tour

Metropolis, IL – Founders Tour, sponsored by S. Illinois Region & Ohio Valley Chapter

The Founders Tour is sponsored annually for all vehicles, except race vehicles, manufactured from 1932 through a production year 25 years prior to the year of the tour. The Founders Tour was established to honor the founders of AACA, and was designed to permit the use of newer vehicles on an AACA Tour.

Be sure to see the inserts in Antique Automobile magazine or contact the AACA National Office Headquarters.