Antique Autos in History Park
September 2018
 
 
Antique Autos in History Park filled History Park with a great display of 160 pre-1946 vehicles.Along with many Ford Model Ts and As and Chevrolets, there were rare autos such as a Mitchell, Pierce Arrow, Franklin, Auburn, Star, Durant, Flint and Detroit Electric to mention a few. This year, Packards were featured, and there were 13 with a presentation by Milt Wheeler. Many of the Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association, Branch #3 displayed their hit-and-miss engines and tractors. The event started with a dance performance featuring 1920s dances followed by a skit by the Portraits of the Past. A Dixieland band entertained the many participants and visitors, as did a Barbershop Quartet. A documentary video on Packard: An American Classic Car was shown.The event ended with awards for early period costumes and door prizes.  It was a beautiful day in San Jose which brought many visitors to the event. 

 Allan Greenberg