Listen to some Jeep historians tell you some little known facts and other interesting aspects of the Jeep.  The Presentations will be held in the History Exhibit Building all weekend long.  

Also, we are always looking for speakers! If you know someone that we should invite to join us, please Contact Us!

2016 History Speakers Series Schedule


 

Friday – June 10th

11 am - David Hustler, Author and WWII Historian

WWII and Vietnam Weapons, Vietnam + Jeeps, WWII reenacting and equipment

12 pm - Lee Bortmas, Historian

Butler’s Proud Moment in History, The Bantam Jeep

2 pm - Derek Redmond, Canadian author and website owner of CJ3B.info, which is celebrating 20 years on the web in 2016

"The Day the CJ-3B Took Over the World," covering how the Jeep CJ-3A turned into the high-hood CJ-3B in the 1950's, and became the most common Jeep around the World

3 pm - Julius Lorentzson, Jeep Historian

Testing and Production of the Jeep during WWII (Actual film footage of WWII era Jeep being built and tested)

 

Saturday – June 11th

10 am - Lee Bortmas, Historian

Butler’s Proud Moment in History, The Bantam Jeep

11 am - David Hustler, Author and WWII Historian

WWII and Vietnam Weapons, Vietnam + Jeeps, WWII reenacting and equipment

12 pm - David Logan, Curator of Omix-ADA’s Jeep Collection

How to Find a Rare Vintage Jeep

1 pm - Derek Redmond, Canadian author and website owner of CJ3B.info, which is celebrating 20 years on the web in 2016

"The Day the CJ-3B Took Over the World," covering how the Jeep CJ-3A turned into the high-hood CJ-3B in the 1950's, and became the most common Jeep around the World

2 pm - Julius Lorentzson, Jeep Historian

Testing and Production of the Jeep during WWII (Actual film footage of WWII era Jeep being built and tested)

3 pm - Jim Allen – Automotive Journalist / Photography

Jeep Wagon to Wagoneer- The evolution of the humble Jeep Station Wagon into what would become the American auto industry's prototypical SUV, the Wagoneer.  Never before seen prototypes and stylist’s renderings tell the story of the Jeep that set the SUV standard.

 

Sunday – June 12th

10 am - Julius Lorentzson, Jeep Historian

Testing and Production of the Jeep during WWII (Actual film footage of WWII era Jeep being built and tested)

11 am - David Hustler, Author and WWII Historian

WWII and Vietnam Weapons, Vietnam + Jeeps, WWII reenacting and equipment

1 pm - Lee Bortmas, Historian

Butler’s Proud Moment in History, The Bantam Jeep

 

Thanks to Hobby Express for sponsoring the History Speakers Series.