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ABOUT EMMR


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Back in 1975, a small group of racing enthusiasts known as the Williams Grove Old Timers, gathered near Harrisburg, Pa. They shared a common interest in the early days of American motor racing and a desire to preserve the history of that bygone era. To serve this purpose, they immediately planned the construction of a public museum of racing history to be known as the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing.



The museum is built on a wooded hillside overlooking the historic Latimore Valley Fairgrounds and Racetrack near York Springs, Pa. Along with establishing one the the premier racing museums in the country, the 40 acre fairgrounds and racetrack were also passionately restored to their original beauty. This creates an almost magical atmosphere that makes EMMR a "living museum". Several times each year EMMR holds public events where these historic cars are again brought to life and can be seen as they were meant to be seen ... On the Racetrack!

         
Photos courtesy of Rick Mandelson




Along with these vintage racecars, friends, families, fans and competitors alike reunite to reminisce about the glory days of yesterday. Not only do they relive fond memories and renew old friendships, they create new ones for the generations that follow. Whether you are walking through the museum, the fairgrounds, or the infield of the racetrack, you can often hear first-hand accounts from some of the very men who became legends in these machines. Become a member of EMMR today and help to preserve that history.

         
Photos courtesy of Rick Mandelson





Museum Address:
100 Baltimore Road
York Springs, PA
17372

 

Mailing Address:  
PO Box 688
Mechanicsburg, PA  17055

Volunteers Needed at the Museum...EMMR Needs Your Help!
We are looking for volunteers to help staff the museum each Friday, Saturday and Sunday; March thru October.


Join Today!!  Become a member
....We need your help!
Becoming a member couldn't be easier. Simply click on the membership form.
Just print it, fill it out and send it by US Mail to join the EMMR family.

 

 

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Photo used in header courtesy of Rick Mandelson