Past Events

ZOOM RECORDING: Rolando Pujol: Where's the Beef? Savoring Relics of America's Fast-Food Chains

ZOOM RECORDING: Rolando Pujol: Where’s the Beef? Savoring Relics of America’s Fast-Food Chains

April 28, 2021: Join retrologist.com’s Rolando Pujol as he shares his lifelong love of big buckets, big arches, big hats, a little red-haired girl in pigtails and other relics of America’s fast-food roadside.
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ZOOM RECORDING:  Matt Dellinger’s “Interstate 69: The Unfinished History of the Last Great American Highway”

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

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

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

ZOOM RECORDING: 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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ZOOM RECORDING: “Holiday on the Roadside”

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

ZOOM RECORDING: 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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ZOOM EVENT: 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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ZOOM RECORDING: The Neon Museum of Philadelphia with Len Davidson

ZOOM RECORDING: 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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