Car clubs have come a long way since the Antique Automobile Club of America was founded in late 1935. Thought by some to be the first organized club in America for the old car hobby, the AACA began with just 14 members. As of early 2007, AACA members number just short of 60,000. However, the club’s influence goes far beyond its paying membership, especially considering that at least 300,000 people attend the club’s National Fall Meet in Hershey, Penn., each October. Considering the traffic through Hershey, AACA president Steve Moskowitz is surprised that more people don’t join.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2007/02/21/car-clubs-in-transition