Adirondack History Antique and Classic Car Show to be held June 8

Elizabethtown, NY- The Adirondack History Center Museum/Essex County Historical Society presents the second annual Adirondack History Antique and Classic Car Show, on Saturday, June 8, 2013, from 10AM to 2PM. Collectors and enthusiasts from far and wide will be on hand displaying their collections of pre-1970 beautifully restored and maintained vehicles such as muscle cars, vintage roadsters, hot rods and more. New this year, the local fire departments have been invited to show their antique fire trucks. Admission is FREE.

"Aside from the allure of these vehicles from a by-gone era, this event will provide food, entertainment and a drawing", said Tom Both, Board member. " For a chance of winning a $1000 gas card and other prizes, he continued, "you will have opportunity to participate in this huge drawing. The drawing will take place at 2:00PM; winner need not be present. Music will accompany the event. DaCy Meadow Farm will be on site offering a not-too-be-missed Farm Fresh Picnic Lunch."

The Adirondack History Center Museum is celebrating the opening of The Human Face of the Adirondacks in the Civil War. Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the war, this is an exhibition of historic artifacts, photographs and soldiers' letters related to the Civil War. All are encouraged to stroll over to the Museum to visit this captivating exhibit and while there also take a walk through the exciting and award winning Worked/Wild exhibit. The Museum will be open from 10AM to 5PM free of its usual admissions charge.

These vintage cars will be exhibited on the Museum Grounds directly behind the pavilion off Hand Avenue in Elizabethtown, NY. Exhibit fee registration is $10 in advance or $15 the day of the event. Car owners are asked to register with Margaret Gibbs, Director, Adirondack History Center Museum at echs@adkhistorycenter.org or 518-873-6466. 

For further information, please call 518 873-6466 or email echs@adkhistorycenter.org.