EXTRAORDINARY OPPORTUNITIES FOR AUTHENTIC ‘TIME TRAVEL’

Posted on April 26th, 2019
 The Gilmore Pre-1942 Showcase Car Show and Swap Meet 
Saturday May 18th 
     
Hickory Corners, MI – The Gilmore Pre-1942 Showcase Car Show and Swap Meet on Saturday May 18th is not your “typical” car event. It’s actually authentic “time travel” back to the early days of motoring.…

Cole Gathering to be Largest in History

Posted on April 25th, 2019
Rare Cole Motor Cars Gather at the Gilmore
Pre-1942 Showcase
By Kevin Fleck
   JJ Cole and his family in a 1909 Cole High Wheeler. The only known example is registered for the event!                              Seeing one Cole at a car show is rare, seeing two Coles at the same car show is unheard of, and seeing more than five at the same car show has not happened in many decades. …

Oscar Winner “GREEN BOOK” permanent Exhibit

Posted on November 14th, 2018
  • “The Negro Travelers’ Green Book” was compiled by a New York City postman with help from postal carriers around the country
  • Black travelers faced “whites only” lodging, restaurants, even gas stations
  • Rockefeller’s Esso brand sold gas, franchises to African-Americans
Hickory Corners, MI – In the spring of 1946, Jack Roosevelt Robinson, former multi-sport standout at UCLA and a U.S.…

Stephanie Rader, Heroic U.S. Spy at Dawn of Cold War, Dies at Age 100

Posted on January 29th, 2016
Stephanie Czech Rader was the daughter of Polish immigrants, uneducated laborers who settled in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., in the early 1920s and barely spoke English. Her immersion in Polish language and culture proved critical to her success, against daunting odds, as a U.S. spy in Europe after World War II.…