Club History


The Magnolia Antique Car Club was organized August 22, 1967. The purpose of the club is to include car owners approximately within a 50-mile radius of Corinth, Mississippi, including areas in Tennessee.

A meeting was held with the following results: James Franks of Booneville was elected President, Gerry McDaniel Vice Pres., Nina Hardin Secretary & Treasurer. The present membership includes the following: Mr. & Mrs. Billy Briggs, Corinth; Mr. & Mrs. James Franks, Booneville; Lloyd Gann, III, Corinth; Mr. & Mrs. H. L. Hardin, Corinth; Mr. & Mrs. Nelson Hardin, Corinth: Mr. & Mrs. Gerry McDaniel, Corinth: Mr. & Mrs. Charles Chastain, Corinth; Mr. & Mrs. E. S. Perkins, Corinth; Bill Jackson, Walnut; Mr. & Mrs. Esker Nelms, Corinth; Mr. & Mrs. Boyd Owens, Wheeler; Mr. & Mrs. W. Q. Rushing, Corinth; Mr. & Mrs. Bill Taylor, Corinth; Mr. & Mrs. James Young, Corinth; Rex Robinson, Burnsville.

During the two months of existence, the club has had a rash of activities. The club toured Shiloh Park and had lunch at Shaw’s Sept. 17. They met with the West Tennessee Car Club and the Memphis Car Club September 24 for a picnic lunch at Shiloh Park. The group also met at the McDaniel’s for homemade ice cream one Sunday afternoon. A tour is planned to Natural Bridge, Waynesboro, Tennessee, October 8. Assembly point is Court Square, Corinth, Sunday morning at 8 A.M. Every one from other areas are invited to make the tour that day. They will return during the afternoon and adjourn at Corinth, Anyone desiring overnight accommodations should contact Gerry Mc Daniel for motel reservations. The club has already initiated plans for sponsoring a meet next spring in conjunction with the citywide “Old Fashion Days” event. Local Antique Car bugs have participated in this event the past two years as individuals, we hope it will become an annual event bringing in other clubs from the surrounding area. The club will participate in the Armistice Day Parade Nov. 11 this year. Everyone with a car is welcome to join up. This will be in Corinth. The club meets in Corinth every 4th Tuesday night. All Antique Car lovers are invited to stop in anytime.

Magnolia Antique Car Club is a group of car enthusiasts who enjoy getting together to have fun and share ideas. Presently the Club consists of approximately 39 members. The Club meets every fourth Tuesday of each month at Lucy’s in Historic Downtown Corinth, beginning at 6:30 p.m. At the meetings we discuss business as well as upcoming activities and events. We support various local charities with proceeds from our cruise-ins and other fund raising activities. This is a family oriented club with emphasis on fun and fellowship. We invite you to join us at our next Cruise-In or Car Show.



This is a write-up in the Daily Corinthian dated June 10, 1982. The love of old cars never goes away.

Founding Members Still Active:

Bill & Violet Taylor

Dr. Bill & Linda Jackson

Billy & Carol Briggs

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