Jackson’s Automobile Manufacturing History

June 12, 2024 | 6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Jackson County Michigan Historical Society presents Jackson's Automobile Manufacturing History, a free presentation and tour!

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2024
  • 6-7 pm
  • Ye Ole Carriage Shop
  • 3538 Henderson Rd, Spring Arbor, MI 49283

In the early 20th century Jackson was an automobile boom town! There were 24 companies that built cars in Jackson over the years. At one time, this industry was the largest employer in Jackson. At this free presentation, you’ll learn from historian Lloyd Ganton about this fascinating aspect of Jackson history. Following the presentation, a tour of the Museum, which includes 20 Jackson-made automobiles, will take place.

Ye Ole Carriage Shop houses 20 Jackson-made autos. There are a few autos that it does not have; three of those are extinct and three cannot be purchased. Lloyd is considered the authority on historic Jackson automobiles. The museum offers many other rooms of memorabilia and collectibles. Lloyd has been collecting them for 45 years and will continue!


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