Model T Birthday Celebration

Sunday, September 29, 2019                                                                                                                                          10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Model T Birthday is the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant’s largest event of the year. Fun for the whole family! This free event includes free admission to the Ford Piquette Plant, cupcakes, car show, and Model T rides. Plus, a new kid zone!!

This year we are opening the car show to Milwaukee Junction automobiles up to 1947. If you are are a proud owner of a :

  • Ford
  • Cadillac
  • Dodge
  • Chevrolet
  • Buick
  • Oldsmobile
  • Everitt-Metzger-Flanders
  • Wayne
  • Brush
  • Packard
  • Oakland
  • Studebaker
  • Regal
  • Hupp
  • Detroit Electric
  • Auto Car
  •  Maxwell
  • Krit
  • Graham-Paige

If you would like to participate in the car show please register online.

2019 Speaker Series

Ticket prices: $6.00 for members and $12.00 for non-members. Tickets are available online now and at the door.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Special offer – All three talks: $15.00 for members and $30.00 for non-members.

Better Made in Michigan

September 12, 2019

Bite into the flavorful history of Michigan’s most iconic chip as author Karen Dybis explores how Detroit “chipreneurs” rose from garage-based business to snack food royalty.Henry and Edsel: The Father and Son Behind Ford

October 10, 2019

Matt Anderson will provide brief biographies of Henry Ford and Edsel Ford. Dive into the personal and professional struggles between the two men during the formational and development of Ford Motor Company.Terror in the City of Champions

November 14, 2019

Author Tom Stanton will discuss the subjects of his New York Times bestselling book, revolving around mid-1930s Detroit. It deals with the true intertwining stories of Detroit’s athletic successes – the Tigers, Lions, Red Wings, and Joe Louis – and the rise and fall of a murderous secret society.

Ghost of Piquette Tours

Hear first hand stories of the people who worked at the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant. For two nights only, Tuesday & Wednesday, October 22 & 23, 2019, we will be sharing tales of what it was like to work in this building. Actors will portray individuals employed by the Ford Motor Company during their time here in this Cemetery Walk style event.

Tours are approximately 1 hour in length. You only need to select 1 time slot. Please arrive 15 minutes before your time slot.

Tickets are $25 per person for non-members. Members: please call our office for the discounted member price of $20.

Refreshments of cider and donuts will be provided.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Veterans Appreciation

Sunday, November 10, 2019                                                                                                10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Free admission for active and retired military service members and their families!




  • Model T Birthday Celebration        September 29, 2019                10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Ghost of Piquette Tours                   October 22, 2019                       October 23, 2019                            4:00 PM-8:00 PM
  • Veterans Appreciation                     November 10, 2019                   10:00 AM -4:00 PM

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