Cars at the Capital

Washington, DC, District Of Columbia - 9/12/2019 08:00 am to 9/27/2019 10:00 pm

Just announced! The 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray formerly owned by Apollo 12 Astronaut Alan Bean and the 1966 Volkswagen Deluxe Station Wagon owned by Esau and Janie B. Jenkins will be the newest vehicles added to the National Historic Vehicle Register!

These cars will be displayed on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for the fifth annual Cars at the Capital September 12-27th! #DriveHistory

Made in partnership with Hagerty, Pennzoil, and Shell

The exhibit is located between the National Gallery of Art and the National Air & Space Museum
The best recommendation for parking near the exhibit is early morning before 8am and in the evening to see the display case fully lit. Please note, guest parking is street parking only; you will not be permitted to bring your car on to the National Mall lawns or pedestrian walkways.

The Historic Vehicle Association has developed a National Historic Vehicle Register to carefully and accurately document America’s most historically significant automobiles, motorcycles, trucks and commercial vehicles.

In March 2013, the HVA entered into a collaboration with the U.S. Department of the Interior to explore how vehicles important in American and automotive history could be effectively documented and recognized. This project is the first of its type to create a permanent archive of significant historic automobiles within the Library of Congress.

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  • public 2019-09-12 08:00:00 2019-09-27 22:00:00 America/Chicago Cars at the Capital Cars at the Capital will be held 9/12/2019 08:00 am to 9/27/2019 10:00 pm. Details online at: Washington, DC, District Of Columbia