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June 2022 Event Recap

June 2022 Event Recap

The Klingberg 30th Annual Vintage Car Show was a huge success with a BIG crowd and one of our most unique arrays of automobiles ever. It was a beautiful sunny day on the hill for the 100-plus pre-war automobiles, over 200 in total, and over 1,000 excited spectators....

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What’s New for the 30th Anniversary?

What’s New for the 30th Anniversary?

This year we will celebrate the 30th year of the Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Events.  Here are some of the new elements people will enjoy: The largest-ever display of Connecticut-made cars Trophy presentations throughout the show hours, highlighted on social media...

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Celebrating Black History: Garret Morgan

Celebrating Black History: Garret Morgan

Garret Morgan (1877-1963) was born in Kentucky, the seventh of eleven children. His father was a former slave and his mother the daughter of a minister. He went to elementary school and at age 15 left his family and went to Ohio. Working as a handyman for a wealthy...

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Celebrating Black History: Homer Roberts

Celebrating Black History: Homer Roberts

Homer Roberts was born in the small town of Ash Grove, Missouri, in 1888. He went to Kansas State Agricultural College and became an electrical engineer, but no one would hire him because of his race. Roberts joined the Army, where his skills were valued. He served in...

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Celebrating Black History Month: Patterson Company

Celebrating Black History Month: Patterson Company

C.R. Patterson & Sons of Greenfield, Ohio, manufactured the Patterson-Greenfield Automobile from 1915 to 1918. Though many automobiles were made in the early 1900s, this was the only African American–owned and –operated automobile company. It all began when...

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Drive-thru Testimonials

Drive-thru Testimonials

Our September 2020 attendees had lots of great things to say about the drive-thru format! “The Klingberg Vintage Motorcar September Drive-Thru event was inviting and well laid out.  Volunteers were at the entrance and all along the route, which felt welcoming and...

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What a success!

What a success!

A drive-thru car show works! What a success! The 28th annual Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Series drive-thru event on Saturday, September 26th, met with great feedback and participation that was beyond expectations. Over 120 spectacular and unique show cars ranging from...

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Supercars: Then to Now

Supercars: Then to Now

Saturday, September 21, from 9:00 AM to noon, the Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Series event will feature antique cars from 1979 and earlier. In addition to the traditional car show, there will be a special Concorso display of today’s supercars, from Ferraris to...

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May 2019 Highlights

May 2019 Highlights

The first event in our Motorcar Series, held on Saturday, May 18, was a rousing success. It was a beautiful sunny day for the 85-90 unique cars and many happy spectators that came to our hilltop campus. We were grateful to have our Grand Marshal Wayne Carini attend,...

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