Past Events

<b>ZOOM EVENT:</b>  Matt Dellinger’s “Interstate 69: The Unfinished History of the Last Great American Highway”

ZOOM EVENT: Matt Dellinger’s “Interstate 69: The Unfinished History of the Last Great American Highway”

MARCH 10, 2021: Join writer, photographer, and archivist Matt Dellinger as he presents photographs and stories from his travels researching his book “Interstate 69: The Unfinished History of the Last Great American Highway.”
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<b>ZOOM EVENT:</b> Ralph Wilcox – <em>The Negro Motorist Green Book in Arkansas</em>

ZOOM EVENT: Ralph Wilcox – The Negro Motorist Green Book in Arkansas

In this member exclusive Zoom event recored on February 10, 2021, Ralph Wilcox, National Register & Survey Coordinator at the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, presented a program on The Negro Motorist Green Book in Arkansas.
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<b>ZOOM EVENT:</b> Aaron Marcavitch’s “US Route 1: America's Main Street – Atlantic Highway.”

ZOOM EVENT: Aaron Marcavitch’s “US Route 1: America’s Main Street – Atlantic Highway.”

In this Zoom presentation recorded on January 3, 2021 at 8:00pm EST, Aaron Marcavitch, executive director of Connecticut Landmarks and formerly of Maryland Milestones, presented photographs and stories he found in researching his book, US Route 1: Baltimore to Washington, DC.
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<b>ZOOM EVENT:</b> “Holiday on the Roadside”

ZOOM EVENT: “Holiday on the Roadside”

On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, the SCA hosted Mary Ann Michna, Michael Hirsch and Nichole Christine Edwards for an exploration of the holiday roadside.
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<b>ZOOM EVENT:</b> Rick Kilby’s “From Mesmerizing Mermaids to Water-skiing Elephants”

ZOOM EVENT: Rick Kilby’s “From Mesmerizing Mermaids to Water-skiing Elephants”

In this ZOOM presentation recorded November 11, 2020, Rick Kilby discussed Florida’s pre-Disney era, where places like Rainbow, Silver, and Weeki Wachee Springs evolved to try to separate these visitors from their wallets.
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<b>ZOOM EVENT:</b> Christine Henry’s “Blue Highways:  Where Cars and Trucks are Passengers”

ZOOM EVENT: Christine Henry’s “Blue Highways: Where Cars and Trucks are Passengers”

For its first fall 2020 ZOOM event, the SCA invited Christine Henry to present “Blue Highways: Where Cars and Trucks are Passengers.” Through historic photos, maps, and postcards, Christine took our members on a tour of the long history of a very curious “blue highway,” shown on maps as US-10, which cut right across Lake Michigan.
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<b>ZOOM EVENT:</b> The Neon Museum of Philadelphia with Len Davidson

ZOOM EVENT: The Neon Museum of Philadelphia with Len Davidson

In this ZOOM presentation recorded September 9, 2020, Len Davidson, the author of Vintage Neon, took 60 fellow SCA members on a virtual tour of the Neon Museum of Philadelphia. Members are invited to log in and enjoy the show.
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<b>ZOOM EVENT:</b> A Conversation Marge Jantz

ZOOM EVENT: A Conversation Marge Jantz

WATCH RECORDING (login required): On August 19, 2020, SCA member Marge Jantz, chairwoman of the historic preservation commission in Casa Grande, AZ., joined us for a conversation and slide show about the award-winning Neon Sign Park in Casa Grande, AZ.
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