News & Advocacy

SCA Weekly News: Feb 17, 2019

SCA Weekly News: Feb 17, 2019

From ”Heart Bombing” to historic theaters to a secret history that has now become an important tourist attraction, SCA VP Jeremy Ebersole takes us on a fascinating roadside tour of America via five preservation-centric news items.
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SCA Weekly News: Feb 10, 2019

SCA Weekly News: Feb 10, 2019

This week's news includes stories of the sad end of an Arizona classic, the happy reopening of a Northampton landmark, an effort to "re-neonize" Havana and a bonus article on an historic filling station on Maui. Let’s go!
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SCA Weekly News: Feb 3, 2019

SCA Weekly News: Feb 3, 2019

This week’s news update courtesy of Mr. Allentown himself, SCA president Michael Hirsch.
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SCA Weekly News: Jan 27, 2019

SCA Weekly News: Jan 27, 2019

Emily Taggart Schricker searches sources for stories on sports signs, spurs, banana swag and other seriously splendid roadside stuff.
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SCA Welcomes <em>Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!</em> Veteran Tim O’Brien to its Board of Directors

SCA Welcomes Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Veteran Tim O’Brien to its Board of Directors

The Society for Commercial Archeology is thrilled (amazed, astonished, astounded ...) to welcome Tim O’Brien, recently VP of Communications for Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
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SCA Weekly News: Jan. 20, 2019

SCA Weekly News: Jan. 20, 2019

This week’s news courtesy of Jeremy Ebersole. Thanks Jeremy, now back to the books, or whatever substitutes for them these days.
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CALL FOR PAPERS: Wacky Wisconsin – SCA’s 42nd Annual Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS: Wacky Wisconsin – SCA’s 42nd Annual Conference

We invite you to join the Society for Commercial Archeology’s conference in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin from June 5-8, 2019. The three-day conference includes two days of motorcoach tours with a day of paper sessions. The event will bring together roadside enthusiasts, historic preservationists, and academic scholars interested in commercial roadside artifacts. See conference details. Registration info
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SCA Weekly News Review: January 13, 2019

SCA Weekly News Review: January 13, 2019

This week’s roadside news, courtesy of Raina Regan.
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SCA Weekly News: Jan 1, 2019

SCA Weekly News: Jan 1, 2019

Michael Hirsch wishes you a Happy New Year with four year-end news stories ... and an invitation to any and/or all of SCA’s 2019 events!
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SCA Weekly News: Dec 23, 2018

SCA Weekly News: Dec 23, 2018

This week, Emily Taggart Schricker takes us on a generally holiday-themed tour, with added servings of roast beef, corned beef, sauerkraut and Russian Dressing.
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