Chapter news

July 2019

 

AUGUST 16, 17, 2019 JACKSON, MS

The Mississippi IHC Chapter 44 will host its First State Antique Tractor, Engine, Truck and Equipment Show at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, 1150 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, MS 39216. IHC ITEMS WILL BE FEATURED BUT ALL MAKES ARE WELCOME. This very special show will be from 8am until 4pm on Saturday, August 17th with setup being on Friday, August 16th from 9am until 4:30pm. Come join us!!!

For more information, please call Guy Nix 601-754-5100 or website: ms44ihc.com


WELCOME TO MISSISSIPPI INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER COLLECTORS CHAPTER 44 FIRST STATE SHOW 

On Saturday, August 17th, 2019 at the wonderful 40 acres site known as the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, 1150 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, MS 39216 (www.MSAgMuseum.org) you and your family and friends are cordially invited to our special first IHC Mississippi State Chapter 44 Show. The hours will be from 9am to 4pm for Saturday, August 17th.  

The tractors, equipment, truck, etc. setup date will be on Friday, August 16th from 9am to 4:30pm. Extra special security will be provided Friday night. 


Many long hours have been planned for everybody’s enjoyment including special music, singing, and even a tractor parade inside the museum grounds before the show ends.  Mississippi IHC Chapter 44 members (www.ms44ihc.com) will have a 11am meeting in the Heritage Center Auditorium for MS44 MEMBERS ONLY, AS SPACE IS LIMITED.  THE FEATURED EQUIPMENT IS INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER, BUT ALL MAKES AND MANUFACTURERS ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO JOIN OUR SPECIAL CLUB. At the present time in our membership, we have all major manufacturers and colors and even some orphan (lesser known) brands. Our oldest year model tractor is a 1912 Nichols & Sheppard Steam Traction Engine Tractor plus other very rare pieces. 


Our membership dues for a year is only $30.00. wow – WHAT A GREAT DEAL. You can go online to print off a copy or call GUY NIX 601-754-5100 FOR A MAIL OUT FORM. We are approaching 150 total members. If you are interested in becoming a CHARTER member, please join ASAP. 


We will also have a charter membership drive at Ag Museum on both Friday, August 16th until 5pm sharp and Saturday, August 17th during our show except during closed membership meeting from 11am to 12:30pm. 

Coming early and stay late! For the children we will have model toy vendors plus the Ag Museum model train exhibits, carousel ride, and even a new engine train ride on the Ag Museum grounds. WOW!!! 


We are praying for a clear period of weather during that special weekend of August 16th and 17th. Then all we need is for everybody to come visit us. Ya’ll come!!! 


Guy H. Nix, III, IHC Chapter 44 President 


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