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January 12, 2014
Sunday @ 2:00pm

The Greek Islands Restaurant
9503C West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23294

(L-R) Betsy & Preston Young 1965 Studebaker Cruiser, Herman Gantt 1953 Studebaker Champion Custom, Maze & Linwood Melton 1963 Studebaker Avanti R1, Mike Walsh 1941 Studebaker Champion Custom, Debbie & Jim Jett 1962 Studebaker GT Hawk
Studebaker line up at The Greek Islands Restuarant
Betsy & Preston Young's 1965 Studebaker Cruiser
Herman Gantt's 1953 Studebaker Champion Custom
Maze & Linwood Melton's 1963 Studebaker Avanti R1
Mike Welch's 1941 Studebaker Champion Custom
Debbie & Jim Jett's 1962 GT Hawk
The group in our private room looking over the menu options
Jessica Jett with Jim Jett
Maze & Linwood Melton
Betsy & Preston Young
Herman Gantt and Martin Pajka
Mike Welch's grandsons, Jake & Rocco
(L-R) Rocco, Jake & Mike Welch, Martin Pajka, Linwood & Maze Melton, Preston & Betsy Young, Herman Gantt, Jim & Debbie Jett
click here to see the pictures taken by the Greek Islands owner

March 9, 2014
Sunday @ 2:00pm

Quaker Steak & Lube Restaurant
8000 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23294

(R-L) Ted & Patty Johnson, Debbie Jett, Marjorie & Fred Meiners, Becky & Lee Harrison, Betsy & Preston Young, Maze & Linwood Melton, Martin Pajka, Mike Welch
(L-R) Fred & Marjorie Meiners, Debbie Jett, Patty & Ted Johnson, Mike Welch, Martin Pajka
Ted Johnson sporting his Studebaker tie featuring his 1962 GT Hawk
The group gathering for the business meeting
The business meeting held by Linwood Melton's 63 Avanti
Betsy & Preston Young's 1965 Studebaker Cruiser
Mike Welch's 1941 Studebaker Champion Custom
Debbie & Jim Jett's 1963 Studebaker GT Hawk R1
Patty & Ted Johnson's 1962 Studebaker GT Hawk
Maze & Linwood Melton's 1963 Studebaker Avanti R1

May 4, 2014
Sunday @ 2:00pm

Virginia Aviation Museum
5701 Huntsman Road
Richmond International Airport
Richmond, VA 23250


Debbie & Jim Jett 1962 Studebaker GT Hawk
Mike Welch 1941 Studebaker Champion Custom
Maze & Linwood Melton 1963 Studebaker Avanti R2
The group gathers to visit the museum
Models of Wright Brothers gliders at museum entrance
1943 Piper J-3 Cub
Julia & Jordan Jenkins at the Piper Cub controls
1936 Vultee V-1AD Special
Douglas A-4C Skyhawk Navy light attack bomber
1938 Stinson Reliant SR-10G
Tucked under the wing of the 1938 Stinson Reliant SR-10G, a 1933 Desoto
View from the observation deck
View from the observation deck
View from the observation deck
Replica of Wright Brothers first powered flight plane
1913 Ford Model-T 5 passenger touring car
Jake at the controls of the wind tunnel flight simulator
Air craft engines on display
1917 Spad VII
1928 Fairchild FC-2W2 used by Adm Richard E Bryd on his 1929 Antarctic expedition
1937 Fairchild Model 24-G
UH-1V MEDEVAC "Huey"
1918 Curtiss JN-4D "Jenny"
1928 Pietenpol Air Camper & Sky Scout Ford-Powered Home built
Front view SR-71 Blackbird Spy Plane
Rear view SR-71 Blackbird Spy Plane
SR-71 Blackbird Spy Plane
(L-R) Jim Jett with granddaughters Julia & Jordan Jenkins,Betsy & Preston Young, Mike Welch with grandsons Rocko & Jake, Martin Pajka, Marjorie & Fred Meiners, Maze & Linwood Melton
Rear viiew F-14D Tomcat
Fred Meiner beside the Grumman F-14D Tomcat.  Fred worked on the F-14 program.
Studebaker line-up at Carini Italian Restaurant
The group enjoy a meal after the visit to the museum at Carini Italian Restaurant
July 12, 2014
Saturday @ 12:00pm

Maymont Mansion & Carriage Collection Tour
1700 Hampton Street
Richmond, VA 23220​


Our Carriage Collection tour guide and Preston Young
Patty Johnson viewing the carriages in the carriage house.
One horse open sleigh!
A Park Drag in the collection.
The original tailgating while out on the Park Drag.
Ted Johnson viewing the collection.
STUDEBAKER "Bailey Buggy"
Ladies Basket Phaeton
Skeleton Boot Victoria
Park Drag
In the carriage house, (L-R) Betsy Young, Ted Johnson, Jenna Jenkins, Debbie Jett, Patty Johnson
Roof Seat Freak
Toy Miniature Sulky
Landau
Thalhimers Department store delivery wagon in the Maymont collection used in the 1890’s
The carriage house stables
The Dooley's Chauffeur behind the wheel of their Winton Limousine
The Dooley Mansion at Maymont, view from the carriage house.
At the Dooley Mansion Carriage Entrance.
The group enters the mansion by the Main Entrance.
The Ladies Parlor
The Dinning Room table set for guest.
The Tiffany Windows above the Carriage Entrance.
The Tiffany Windows above the Carriage Entrance.
The Swan Bed in Mrs Dooley's bedroom
Servant's quarters
After the Maymont Tour, the group had a late lunch at O'Tooles Irish Pub on Forest Hill Avenue.
The group with the Studebaker Bailey Buggy. (L-R) Joanna Jenkins, Debbie Jett, Julia Jenkins, Jim Jett, Betsy Young, Jordan Jenkins, Jenna Jenkins, Jessica Jett, Patty & Ted Johnson, Preston Young
September 13, 2014

International Drive Your Studebaker Day​
Central Virginia Chapter
Greater Virginia Chapter
Southwest Virginia Chapter

Appomattox Court House National Historic Park
Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

​Appomattox, VA
Becky & Lee Harrison on the Civil War Trail in their 1967 Avanti II
Studebakers gather in Appomattox
Studebakers gather in Appomattox
Traveling to the Appomattox Court House National Historic Park
Entering the park
The group enter the court house
Clover Hill Tavern Guest House
Clover Hill Tavern
Appomattox Court House
“Living History” re-enactor at the
Clover Hill Tavern
Court House Jail
Clover Hill Tavern
Gift shop
General Store
Court House
General Store
General Store
McLean House
McLean House Parlor where Lee and Grant met
McLean House Master bedroom
McLean House Parlor, Lee's table
McLean House, bedroom
McLean House, bedroom
McLean House, bedroom
McLean House, bedroom
McLean House, kitchen
McLean House, dining room
McLean House
McLean House
farm house
Studebakers at the park
Off to the Museum of the Confederacy!
The Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox
(L-R) 61 Champ-Diana Davis & Don Jones, 55 Champion--James Marshall, 63 Lark Daytona-Larry Zirkle, 53 Commander-Janet & Pat Monroe, 64 Avanti-Don FitzSimons, 64 Avanti-Marjorie & Fred Meiners, 63 GT Hawk R-1 - Debbie & Jim Jett, 67 Avanti II-Becky & Lee Harrison, 1963 GT Hawk - Elaine & Cecil Handy
(L-R) Don FitzSimons, Larry Zirkle, Fred & Marjorie Meiners, Dwight & Nancy FitzSimons, Nelson Driver, Betsy & Preston Young, Diana Davis, Janet & Pat Monroe, James Marshall, Becky & Lee Harrison, Jim Jett, Cecil Handy, Don Jones, Elaine
Handy
Dress uniform jacket of General Lee
Studebakers at the Babcock House Bed & Breakfast and Restaurant for dinner
The group enjoys the excellent buffet to end our day at the Babcock House Bed & Breakfast and Restaurant.
November 9, 2014
Sunday @ 2:00pm

Pamplin Historical Park​
6125 Boydton Plank Rd
​Petersburg, Virginia 23803

1963 Studebaker Avanti R-2, Maze & Linwood Melton
1959 Silver Hawk, Melanie & Darryl Terretta
Debbie & Jim Jett, 1963 Studebaker GT Hawk R-1
Earth works at Pamplin Park
Our guide provides the group with information about the earth works.
Recreation of soldiers campsite
A reenactor provides the group with a rifle drill demonstration
Ready.......
Aim.....Fire!
Original Earth Works
Our tour guide presenting the history of the plantation and the creation of Pamplin
 Historical Park to the group in front of Tudor Hall
Servants Hall & Kitchen
The group preparing for the tour of Tudor Hall Plantation house
Main Stair Case
Parlor set up correct for period
Parlor set up correct for period
During the Civil War, the house  was used as the headquarters of Confederate General Samuel McGowan.  Parlor set up as used by the Army
Parlor set up as used by the Army
Photo of encampment
(L-R) Jim Jett, Linwood & Maze Melton, Patty & Ted Johnson, Betsy & Preston Young, Alexi, Darryl & Melanie Terretta