Cruise In to Morristown on the Rubberneck Tour

It will be all about the 20th century at the Rubberneck Tour stop in Historic Morristown and dressing the part are these three, pictured in front of a 1956 Chevy. From left, Emily Barker of Centerville, rocking a 1950s look, Taylore Frasnelly of Morristown, in classic ‘40s style, and Sarah Scott of Belmont in a Woodstock-inspired outfit from the‘60s. This car and others will be on display when the Egypt Valley Car Club hosts a car show on Main Street from noon until 4 p.m. Sunday, October 9th 2016.

 

CRUISE IN TO MORRISTOWN

The sights, sounds and tastes of Old Route 40 in the 20th century will be celebrated in the 19th century village of Morristown during the 2016 Rubberneck Tour.

Cruise In to see what’s new… and what’s old is what visitors are invited to do on Sunday, October 9th between noon and 6 p.m. Activities are meant to showcase Morristown’s history along Route 40 in the mid-20th century.Featured will be a car show along the Main Street between the Black Horse Inn and old Bank building from 12 noon until 4 p.m. Coordinated by the Egypt Valley Car Club, owners of vehicles from the 40s, 50s and 60s are invited to this fun show. There is no registration fee and popular vote will determine the winner in those three categories. A DJ will spin records from the gazebo park.

Elby’s Drive-In Restaurant was a popular stop in Morristown for years and a version of the Big Boy hamburger and the famous Hot Fudge Cake will be served. A display of Big Boy memorabilia in the Black Horse Inn is sure to spark memories and stories. The items are on loan from Matt VanFossen’s collection.

Visitors will be able to tour one of Morristown’s historic homes, the Brooks House, a brick colonial built in 1838.

Activities at this Rubberneck Tour stop are made possible by a grant from the Belmont County Tourism Council.

     

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