Past Events

<span style="color: red">NO LOGIN REQUIRED:</span> Ralph Wilcox: The Negro Motorist Green Book in Arkansas

NO LOGIN REQUIRED: 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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Aaron Marcavitch: “US Route 1: America's Main Street – Atlantic Highway.”

Aaron Marcavitch: “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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Rick Kilby: From Mesmerizing Mermaids to Water-skiing Elephants

Rick Kilby: 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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Len Davidson: The Neon Museum of Philadelphia

Len Davidson: The Neon Museum of Philadelphia

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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A Conversation Marge Jantz

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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Tim O'Brien's Roadside Pics & Picks

Tim O’Brien’s Roadside Pics & Picks

WATCH RECORDING (login required): Did you miss the show? Want to see it again? Join SCA president Michael Hirsch and author Tim O’Brien for as he presents highlights from his latest book, “Tim O’Brien’s Roadside Pics & Picks.”
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