Hoosier couple retrace 1923 Model T trip – to the day


August 3, 2023

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These intrepid travelers traveled 19 grueling days from Trafalgar, Ind., to Redlands, Calif., in the fall of 1922 in this 1919 Ford Model T.

DAYTON–Craig and Kathy Mitchell of Greenwood, Ind., overnighted here on June 19, 2023, 100 years to the day that his grandfather, grandmother, great grandfather and grand aunt came through driving a 1919 Ford Model T.

In October, 1922, Iliff Mitchell, 29, and his wife Oma, 27, along with Iliff's sister Roxie, 27, and Iliff's and Roxie's father James Mitchell, with their crops in the ground an...

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