Marquette Will Host National Model A Convention

Marquette Michigan will be home to the National Ford Model A Convention June 19 through 23 2012

MarquetteMay 13, 2012 – The end of June 2012 in Marquette Michigan some 400 models A’s and 900 people are already registered to occupy Northern Michigan University for the Model A Convention June 19 through 23, 2012.

This is the first time the national convention has been in Michigan which seems odd but exciting because the Model A was born here.

Henry Ford helped build Michigan. He was responsible for the railroad build out from Detroit to Marquette. He had numerous factories in the Upper Peninsula. Henry Ford would spend a lot of time in the Upper Peninsula especially in Big Bay.

The famous Woodie was made in Kingsford from hard woods here in the Upper Peninsula.

Dozens of these Vintage Woodies will be in Marquette June 18 through 23

Numerous seminars will be held during the convention and locals are encouraged to get the $80 family membership and participate in the interesting seminars. Even if you love Chevy’s or Dodge cars, you’ll learn from these informative seminars.

An AfterGlow Car Show party will be held midday Saturday June 23 at 1:30pm at Applebee’s of Marquette. Anyone with a vintage vehicle is encouraged to drive on in and join the Model A folks remaining in Marquette Township after the convention. Any Vintage vehicle owner that Drives into Applebee’s will have a free lunch sponsored by the Marquette Charter Township, Great Lakes Radio,Inc. and Applebee’s.

The streets of Marquette will be loaded with Model A's June 19 through 23 2012

The event is planned by volunteers in the Superior A’s UP Chapter
272 Hill St, Ishpeming, MI 49849, (906)485-1552. This energetic group has spend nearly 4 years planning this Marquette event.

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