Want to know more about cars? There's an auto club for that.

* The Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners near Kalamazoo is open daily through October 31. Visit www.Gilmore CarMuseum.org or call 269-671-5089.

* The H.H. Franklin Club is a nonprofit membership organization devoted to the preservation and exploration of Franklin Company history and its effects on the history of the automobile. Visit www.franklincar.org.

* The Pierce-Arrow Society, dedicated to the preservation of Pierce-Arrow cars and trucks, Pierce bicycles and motorcycles, Pierce-Arrow Travelodge trailers, and the literature, artwork, and history associated with the Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company, has over 1,000 members worldwide. Visit www.pierce-arrow.org.

* The Cadillac - LaSalle Club is an international organization of nearly 7,000 members with 18,000 collectible automobiles. Visit www.cadillac lasalleclub. org.

* The Antique Automobile Club of America is an international organization with members in all 50 states and in more than 50 countries. Visit www.aaca.org.

* The Society of Automotive Historians, founded in 1969, has over 900 members in 45 states and more than 20 countries. Visit www.autohistory.org.

* For information on the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum in Auburn, Ind., visit www.automobilemuseum.org. The 54th Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival is set for September 1-7 in conjunction with the Kruse International-Auburn Auction held September 2-6

* The R.E. Olds Transportation Museum in downtown Lansing features Lansing-built automobiles including REO, Oldsmobile and Durant. It is open Tuesday through Sunday all year. Call (517) 372-0529 or visit http://reoldsmuseum.org.

* The Automotive Hall of Fame Museum is on Oakwood Blvd. in Dearborn, adjacent to the Henry Ford Museum. Call (313) 240-4000 or visit www.automotivehalloffame.org.

Published: Thu, Jun 17, 2010


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