Club History


A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA MODEL T FORD CLUB

November, 1997: Leonard Carroll of Lexington, SC sent letters to 28 MTFCA members about forming a club.

January 1998: First meeting in West Columbia 25 people and 4 cars. President: Leonard Carroll; VP: Mark Temple; Treasurer: Dick Chambers; Secretary: Ed Meloan

March 1998: First T drive and lunch at California Dreamin’. Club recognized by MTFCA in Vintage Ford. 16 paid members.

May/June 1998: Logo appears on Spark Coil.

June 2000: Club recognized by MTFCI. Charter members listed Ed Meloan, William Carson, William Jones, Terry Smith, Bill Williams, Joseph Summerour, and Kelley Blackburn.

January 2003: “Spark Coil” recognized by MTFCA as 2002 Best Newsletter. October First Model T’s to Olar. 24 members.

July 2008: Model T 100th Anniversary Richmond, IN. 7 member families attended the week-long event.

August 2015: 45 members

Presidents:
1998 Leonard Carroll
1999-2000 Terry Smith
2001-2002 Joe Summerour
2003-2004 Leonard Carroll
2005- 2007 Kelley Blackburn
2008-2009 Glenn Storck
2010-2013 Mike Chambers
2014-2015 Susan Harrington
2016-2017 Susan Buff