19th Annual Gathering at Gilmore

August 25-28, 2022

On the long weekend of August 25-28, the Pierce-Arrow Museum at the Gilmore CarMuseum in Hickory Corners, MI will again be a focal point of this annual Pierce-Arrow Society Meet. Our two full tour days will have new roads to enjoy while visiting updated favorite spots from earlier years. Join fellow Pierce-Arrow Society members ‘Gathering at Gilmore’ to celebrate, socialize, tour in and show our special vehicles to each other and to an interested public. Bring your Pierce, ride along, or drive modern, but come have fun…and Ice Cream!

The West Michigan area offers a blend of country scenery, rich history, quaint villages, good low traffic country roads, antique shops, attractive lake and river waterfronts, private car collections, occasional boat rides & great food. If you haven’t yet been to the Gilmore Car Museum and your Pierce-Arrow Museum in Hickory Corners, MI, this is an opportunity to visit the best automotive museum complex in the world. CCCA, Cadillac, Franklin, Ford Model A and Lincoln clubs also have their museums here with over 400 vehicles on display on beautiful park-like grounds. Gilmore is just NE of Kalamazoo, MI, only 13 miles off both I-94 and I-131.

Earlybirds will enjoy a delicious event Thursday evening the 25th in Plainwell. Friday’sTour of about 100 miles will visit historic Marshall, historic homes, museums and a car collection. The casual Friday Dinner will be near the hotel. Saturday’s Tour 125 mile tour will visit the magical ever expanding Riddle estate and collection, a historic home museum and a covered bridge. The Saturday Banquet will be at the Comfort Inn.

The Friday & Saturday tours will begin and end at the Comfort Inn with secure P-A parking.The activities and meals are for Pierce-Arrow Society Members & Guests only, but the PAS Sunday Show Day for the Public is on the green in front of the Pierce-Arrow Museum. After awards Box Lunches will be available. Then there will be time for some ‘drive & ride’ Pierce experiences and further exploring of the fabulous Gilmore Car Museum campus.

Come enjoy the people, scenery, history, car collections, antiques, shops, food, wineries & many fabulous vehicles. Room reservations can be made now. Don’t wait too long! The room block ends July 15. Registration Forms will be inserted in a PAS mailing and also posted on the PAS website “Events & Announcements” area of the Member’s section.

Put this fun event on your calendar now. You’ve read about past events in the Arrow. Start the summer at the Annual Meet in California. At summer’s end, come enjoy an extra helping of Pierce-Arrow Society fun touring in West Michigan. Ask anyone who’s attended!

Contact Dave Stevens with any questions about the event:

Dave Stevens
(231) 740-3610  


Comfort Inn
622 Allegan St.
Plainwell, MI 49080

US-131, Exit 49, 13 miles west of Gilmore

Rates $128 -$148 blocked under PIERCE ARROW SOCIETY”