New York Power Authority to Host
35th Annual Schoharie Valley Antique Auto Show
July 7, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM— Organizers of one of the region’s
largest and longest-running antique auto shows hope to continue
breaking records this year.
The 35th annual Schoharie Valley Antique Auto Show
and Flea Market will be held on the grounds of the New York Power
Authority’s (NYPA) Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center here, Sunday,
July 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Admission is $3.00
per person and children under 7 will be admitted free. Proceeds will
benefit the Schoharie Valley Animal Shelter.
The auto show will feature hundreds of antique cars
and trucks through 1977. Trophies will be awarded in various
classes. A 1948 Tucker, Auto #51 – the last one produced – will be
here; this particular auto starred in the movie “Preston Tucker: The
Man & His Dream.”
Brooks Chicken barbecue and food from a variety of
local vendors will be available, and there will be entertainment for
Attendees at the auto show will also be able to
enjoy the wide array of hands-on exhibits at the admission-free
Blenheim-Gilboa visitors center, which presents information on the
themes of Basics of Electricity, uses of electricity and the
operation of New York’s largest pump-storage electric power project.
Next to the visitors center is historic Lansing Manor, an early
country estate built in 1819 and filled with authentic furnishings
from the first half of the 19th century. Lansing Manor is also
For more information, call 1-800 724-0309.
The Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center is located 17
miles south of Middleburgh on Route 30 and 50 miles southwest of
■ NYPA uses no tax money or
state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of
bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of
electricity. ■ NYPA is a leader in promoting
energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric
transportation initiatives. ■ It is the
nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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