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Cumberland Antique Car and Truck Show – Sept. 15-18

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By Steve Meyer As we gathered together at the McDonald’s in Frederick there was a deep sense of foreboding in the air. Before we even met that morning we had lost our fearless leader, Bud Carroll, because his wife took … Continue reading

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Annual Car Show at Carroll County Farm Museum – Sept.9, 2017

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By Laurie McLeish September 9 dawned bright as club members started their trek to the Farm Museum in Carroll County for the GBMAFC Annual Car Show. In all, about 23 cars made the trip and most paraded across the field … Continue reading

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Annual Club Picnic – August 26, 2017

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By Dave & Laurie McLeish It was a perfect day for the club’s Model A picnic! The Washington/ Baltimore weather was unseasonably cool and dry on August 26 for the club’s gathering held this year at Jeanette and Scotty’s “Once … Continue reading

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MARC National Meet – Gettysburg, PA, July 30 -Aug 4, 2017

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The MARC National Meet in Gettysburg, PA was held on 30 July – 4 August 2017. A number of club members attended this meet the entire week, and some attended for at least a few days. We saw some fantastic … Continue reading

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Fort Frederick State Park – July 16, 2017

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By Steve Meyer On Sunday morning, July 16, Butch Cornes, Milt Hartig, Danny Godfrey, and I met at Taylorsville around 8:30 AM. We were on our way to discover Fort Frederick, way out past Hagerstown. Once there we were to … Continue reading

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Automotive Open House – July 9, 2017

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by Steve Meyer – photos below On Sunday July 9th the six of us met up at Rita’s on Frederick road around 8:30AM. Our group was made up of Milt, Jon, Butch, Bud, Dave, Ron ( traveling with Jon), and … Continue reading

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4th Of July Parade – Sheperdstown WV

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By Steve Meyer On July Fourth four intrepid travelers gathered at the Lisbon McDonald’s for the journey to Shepherdstown, WV. We hoped to be part of the July Fourth parade but we hadn’t signed up yet. I called Peter Smith, … Continue reading

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Jonathan Hager House and the Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum – June 3, 2017

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…by Steve Meyer On Saturday, June 3, ten GBMAFC members made the long journey to Hagerstown, MD. I say long because we took the roads less traveled! Butch Cornes, Dave Kehne, Milt Hartig, Don and Linda Keller, Mike and Mary … Continue reading

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Youth Outreach at Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School – May 12, 2017

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Text by Dave Sturges On May 12, 2017 Jon Miller and I went to Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School in Howard County to talk with and show our Model “A” Fords to some students in first grade. The students are part … Continue reading

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National Capital Trolley Museum – May 20, 2017

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After Lunch at Mamma Lucia’s, it was a pleasant 15 minute drive from the restaurant and we all made it without  difficulty.  We  took  a  brief  tour  of  the  garage  where  some  trolleys were  stored   and  listened as  the  docent  … Continue reading

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Tour to Hudson Valley, NY – April 28 – May 5, 2017

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Story and Photos by Jon Miller Another wonderful GBMAFC road trip, this time to the Hudson Valley region in New York state. Our club’s talented Activities Director, Steve Meyer, prepared and coordinated a full agenda of interesting things to see … Continue reading

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Martin State Airport Museum – March 18, 2017

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Story and Photos by Steve Meyer The following GBMAFC members had a great time on Saturday, March 18, at the small but quite interesting Martin State Airport Museum. Due to the massive snowstorm the previous Tuesday and Wednesday no one … Continue reading

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The Baltimore Museum of Industry – Feb. 18, 2017

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…and Lunch at Little Havana By Steve Meyer We started our visit with a free museum tour which was very interesting since our tourguide could enhance our experience with all kinds of obscure facts and trivia. She started us off … Continue reading

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Butch’s Train Garden – January 21, 2017

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Breakfast at Bob Evans and Butch’s Train Garden –  January 21 by Steve Meyer On a dreary, foggy Saturday morning the following GBMAFC club members gathered for breakfast at the Bob Evans Restaurant in Eldersburg. After a huge breakfast (at … Continue reading

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Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department Train Garden (VTF) ~ Dec., 2016

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Sixteen members and two guests attended the last official club event for 2016 at the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department’s Christmas train garden. Five Model As made the trip in spite of morning temperatures in the upper 20s.

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GBMAFC Christmas Party – Dec. 3, 2016

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It didn’t feel much like Christmas time outside, with the fairly moderate temperatures for December, but we managed to pack the holiday spirit inside Friendly Farm Restaurant. Sixty-two club members signed up for the event. Friendly Farm had done a … Continue reading

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Fall Workshop at John LeBon’s- Nov., 2016

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It was a great day as 13 men and about 8 Model A’s plus a few modern cars made their way to John LeBon’s for a day to fix a few problems. The day really got started when Butch showed … Continue reading

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Annual Club Picnic – Oct. 1, 2016

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The annual club picnic was held on October 1, and although the weather was not ideal, several days of rain tapered off that morning and the picnic was dry. Approximately two dozen members and guests enjoyed good food and fellowship, … Continue reading

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Trip to Cumberland A & T Show – September 16-18, 2016

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Story and Photos by Jon Miller Our intrepid master recruiter, Bud Carroll, successfully pulled together the largest group in recent recorded history to make the trek to Cumberland for the Model A and Model T car show held in downtown … Continue reading

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Car Show – September 10, 2016

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Photos from our Car Show, thanks to Barb Mattson.

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Lincoln Highway Jubilee – Sept. 3, 2016

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Lincoln Highway Jubilee, Caledonia State Park, Fayetteville, PA Story by Jon Miller On September 3, 2016, several club members drove to Caledonia State Park in Fayetteville, PA (about 15 miles west of Gettysburg) to display their Model As at the … Continue reading

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Southern Virginia Tour – July 16-22, 2016

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 By Jon Miller The story begins a few days before departure when most of the intrepid travelers were making final preparations for the trip and ensuring their Model A’s were ready for the first overnight Club road trip of the … Continue reading

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