Weare's Old Home Day offers up 250 reasons to celebrate town pride
A mint condition 1955 Crown Victoria, 1954 Sun Valley and a 1953 Mercury will be part of the Weare Antique and Classic Car Show and be seen driving during the Old Homes Day parade on Aug. 23. (Kathleen Baglio Humphreys)
Old Home Day runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The parade kicks off at 10 a.m. The Antique and Classic Car Show will start at 1 p.m. in the town center.
The garage was an authorized Ford dealership and a vibrant business at the intersection of routes 77 and 114. The garage is out of business now, but the old brick building remains, as do the memories. Other memorabilia include old ledgers, brochures and original sales receipts of new and used cars dating as early as 1930s, parts, an old sign and other artifacts.
For information, call John Knox at 660-1742 or visit www.weare250th.org.
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