Past Events

<span style="color: red">June 23, 2021:</span> Ron Ladouceur: Seeing Through Walls: Ghost Signs as a Window Into History <br /><span style="font-size: 72%; color: red">NO LOGIN REQUIRED</span>

June 23, 2021: Ron Ladouceur: Seeing Through Walls: Ghost Signs as a Window Into History
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Join SCA board member Ron Ladouceur, an advertising agency veteran and professor of marketing at the University at Albany, as he shares his 5-year journey to find and document surviving ghost signs across the New York, New England, and Pennsylvania.
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<span style="color: red">March 19, 2021:</span> Jeremy Ebersole: A Sight to Dwell Upon and Never Forget: Illuminating Strategies for Saving Neon Signs

March 19, 2021: Jeremy Ebersole: A Sight to Dwell Upon and Never Forget: Illuminating Strategies for Saving Neon Signs

Join SCA board member and Milwaukee Preservation Alliance Executive Director Jeremy Ebersole as he dives into his Master’s thesis on neon sign preservation.
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<span style="color: red">April 28, 2021:</span> Rolando Pujol: Where's the Beef? Savoring Relics of America's Fast-Food Chains

April 28, 2021: 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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<span style="color: red">March 10, 2021:</span> Matt Dellinger: “Interstate 69: The Unfinished History of the Last Great American Highway”

March 10, 2021: Matt Dellinger: “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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<span style="color: red">February 10, 2021:</span> Ralph Wilcox: The Negro Motorist Green Book in Arkansas <br /><span style="font-size: 72%; color: red">NO LOGIN REQUIRED</span>

February 10, 2021: Ralph Wilcox: The Negro Motorist Green Book in Arkansas
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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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<span style="color: red">January 13, 2021:</span> Aaron Marcavitch: “US Route 1: America's Main Street – Atlantic Highway.”

January 13, 2021: 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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<br /><span style="color: red">December 9, 2020:</span> Holiday on the Roadside


December 9, 2020: 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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<span style="color: red">November 11, 2020:</span> Rick Kilby: From Mesmerizing Mermaids to Water-skiing Elephants

November 11, 2020: 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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