Precious Metal Vol 36 No 2

Precious Metal Volume 36 No.2 July 2019

This year is quickly passing. We completed our midyear assessment of staff development plans and 2019 goals, as well as outcomes that have had a significant, positive impact on the Museum. That prompted a series of thank you letters to businesses and organizations that have supported our efforts with important

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2019 Raffle Car

NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM RAFFLES OFF CORVETTE FOR 2019 FUNDRAISER Annually, the nonprofit National Automobile Museum raffles off a car donated by a generous supporter as a fundraising effort. In November 2019, one winner will take home a 2005 Chevrolet Corvette C6 2-Door Hatchback, in addition to helping support the National

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Second Thursday Talk – Automobile Oddities

The National Automobile Museum's topic for this Second Thursday Talk will feature a presentation on Automobile Oddities. A lighthearted look at automobile and accessory oddities.

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2019 Second Thursday Talks: The Lincoln Highway

The Lincoln Highway. Thurs., Aug. 8, The road trip that created the Interstate Highways. Presented by historian Jim Bonar. Jim Bonar is a former high school teacher, who finished his career as a math teacher at Sparks High School. His retirement interests include the preservation of historical trails, roads, American

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2019 Second Thursday Talks: 1923 “Copper-Cooled” Chevrolet

1923 “Copper-Cooled” Chevrolet World’s rarest Chevrolet and the genius behind it. Presented by Museum Docent John Sell John Sell is a docent at the National Automobile Museum and retired tech executive. He was the founder/CEO of Network Computing Services, the Minnesota Supercomputer Center Inc., and Research Equipment Inc., all companies that

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Precious Metal: Volume 36, No. 1

What an exciting year – we will be celebrating the Museum’s 30th Anniversary on November 7, 2019, with our members and supporters. To read what was happening with construction of the new museum, as well as with business and operations in early 1989, see the article, Thirty Years Ago, on

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E.L. Cord

National Automobile Museum Announces Historical Thursday Talk on E.L. Cord, industry pioneer who created empires in transportation.The National Automobile Museum has announced its next topic for the Second Thursday Talks will feature a discussion on E.L. Cord an industry pioneer who created empires in transportation. Errett Lobban "E.L." Cord was

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2019 Second Thursday Talks: Virgil Exner

Virgil Exner Visionary designer and corporate savior. Presented by Museum Docent Norm MillerNorman L. Miller has been a docent at the National Automobile Museum for 15 years. He is a member of the Society of Automotive Historians and the Automobile License Plate Collectors Association and has judged for the Museum

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Free Admission to Seniors

National Automobile Museum offers Free Admission to Seniors during Older Americans Month 2019. The National Automobile Musem together with the Administration for Community Living observes the entire month of May as Older Americans Month by offering free admission to seniors. The 2019 theme, Connect, Create, Contribute, encourages older adults and

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