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Ford Motor Company The Road Is Ours 100th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate with Ford Motor Company This Summer


Ford Centennial

Ford Centennial

Dateline January 07, 2003
Ford's past, present and future will be celebrated this summer on the grounds of the Henry Ford II World Center in Dearborn, MI and you're invited!

For 5 days beginning June 12, 2003 Ford will host an extravaganza that promises to be a celebration to remember for the next 100 years. Fun filled activities, including:

  • Access to all interactive exhibits from Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Mazda, Aston Martin, Jaguar, Volvo, and Land Rover

  • Access to outdoor theatre featuring live entertainment including: Motown, jazz, rock, and country artists (talent to be announced later)

  • Entry to ride in a Model T through a unique Ford Motor Company heritage exhibit, created especially for the company's 100th anniversary

  • Discounted admission and free shuttle service to local attractions, including Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, Henry Ford Estate - Fairlane, and Edsel & Eleanor Ford House

  • Access to Ford Racing Night

  • Fireworks display on Friday, June 13, 2003

  • 100th Anniversary commemorative coin

Admission is just $24.95 per person. Admission for Ford Motor Company employees, retirees and their extended families is $19.95 per person. Children age 12 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult. Each ticket is good for admission for the entire five-day event and offers a value package that includes a daily assigned parking area with shuttle service to and from the event grounds.

Enthusiasts Encouraged to Show off Their Ford Products
Ford is looking for classic vehicles from all of their brands - Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Mazda, Volvo, Land Rover, Jaguar, and Aston Martin - for display during the 100th Anniversary Celebration. The vehicle display selection process is now underway and the response has been outstanding. Once you purchase ticketsyou'll be sent a vehicle application for the opportunity to display your vehicle alongside some of the fantastic vehicles that have already been chosen. Among the most notable are:

  • Greg Montgomery of Huber Heights, Ohio
    He'll display a very rare 1969 Torino Talladega featured on "American Muscle Car"

  • Rick Schmidt of Orlando, Florida
    Will show his Honolulu blue 1956 Continental Mark II -- not only is this vehicle an Amelia Island Award winner, it was once owned by William Clay Ford, Sr.

  • Rick Carnegie of Otis Richards, Washington
    His very rare 1907 Model N Ford will also be on display.

  • Jason Mobley of Navarre, Florida
    His newly restored and never shown before 1973 XA Falcon will debut this summer.

  • Robert Green of Chesapeake, Virginia
    His 1978 Lincoln Mark V Diamond Jubilee Custom, which was purchased new and kept in excellent condition (with only 1,259 miles!) specifically for display at Ford's 100th Anniversary Event.

  • Keith and Paula Gattis from Livonia, Michigan
    The proud owners of a 1931 35B sold new in Denmark will also be there.

Want to learn more or check the latest schedule of events, check out the Ford Centennial page.

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