Cleveland STAR Chapter 178

Chapter Ride May 13, 2017: Jeff K’s Ride to Port Clinton

2017-05-06 8:00 am - 2017-05-06 6:00 pm
Bob Evans - Brookpark
16500 Snow Rd, Brook Park, OH 44142, United States
Historic Port Clinton

Historic Port Clinton

We will meet at Bob Evans on Snow Rd in Brook Park at 8:00 with kickstands up at 9:00.  This is across the street from Goody’s.

We will head south a short distance, then turn right and aim to the west and finally end up in Port Clinton (which is just west of Sandusky for you geographically challenged people among us).

What’s there you ask?  Well, charter fishing boats to go onto Lake Erie for a day of fishing.  But that’s not for us in Star.  In keeping with Rena’s theme of the Akron MAPS museum – which is very awesome – we are going to the Liberty Aviation Museum.  They have a B-25 bomber, assorted military vehicles and artifacts (both American and German), a Ford Tri-Motor, and an item that I am very much looking forward to seeing – a PT boat.  Also a museum gift shop will be open (can you say T shirts, patches and pins?).

In addition to the museum, there is a spring arts, crafts and shopping event going on that day.  Should be interesting to see what kind of crafts and items are set up at an aviation museum.  Lunch will be onsite at the Tin Goose Diner.  An authentic diner from the 40’s era.

This is located right off Route 2, so going home will probably be on the highway.

There is an admission charge to get into the museum with discounts for AAA, seniors over 65 (Doug) and vets.

Weather cooperating, it should be a nice easy ride with a stop to check out history in today’s world.