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Sun, Nov 01


London Township Offices

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2020

OK is not that run. But we can still celebrate the longest-running motoring event in the world by joining our "Michigan based" London (township) to Brighton Car Run.

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London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2020
London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2020

Time & Location

Nov 01, 2020, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM

London Township Offices, 13613 Tuttle Hill Rd, Milan, MI 48160, USA


About the event

Harry Lawson formed the first motoring club in the UK. This Club celebrated the passing into law on 14 November 1896 of the Light Locomotives on the Highway Act by driving 60 miles from London to Brighton. The 1896 Act of Parliament raised the speed limit for 'light locomotives' not exceeding 3 tons, from 4 mph to 14 mph. The Act abolished the requirement for the cars to be preceded by a man on foot with a red flag.

Our celebration will take us some 56 miles from the London Township Hall (13613 Tuttle Hill Road) to lunch at the Zukney Lake Tavern, 5011 Girard Dr., Pickney, and then on to Ritter's Frozen Custard, 5962 Meridian in Brighton (it isn't an official JAGM event without an ice cream stop!)

This event will be subject to "reasonable" weather conditions. But the chance of rain (40% or less forecasted) will not cancel the event.

Organizer: Phil Crutchfield

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