May 9, 2007


Walter P. Chrysler Museum announces annual Ypsilanti Orphan Car Show Excursion, June 2nd

Auburn Hills, Michigan – Michigan’s summer cruising season kicks off with the Pre-Ypsilanti Orphan Car Show Excursion, 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday, June 2, sponsored by the Walter P. Chrysler Museum.

The morning into evening event features a scenic four-stop daytime tour followed by a nighttime reception. The excursion is open to auto enthusiasts with vehicles of all makes and models.

Cost for the Pre-Ypsilanti Orphan Car Show Excursion, payable at registration by May 25, is US$47 per person for the full day event, US$35 per person for the daytime tour only and US$35 for the evening reception only.

The Saturday driving excursion precedes the 11th annual Ypsilanti Orphan Car Show Sunday, June 3 in the city’s Depot Town Riverside Park. The show, this year featuring Checker Cab — is sponsored by the Walter P. Chrysler Museum. To register a vehicle and for additional show details visit YpsiAutoHeritage.org or call 734-482-5200.

The Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum is located at 100 E. Cross St. (at River St.) in Ypsilanti. From I-94, take exit 183 (Huron St.) north to Cross St.

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