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Roscoe, Illinois: Historic Auto Attractions Team Field Report

Historic Auto Attractions

13825 Metric Drive, Roscoe, IL
I-39/I-90 exit 3. West on Rockton Rd, then after one mile look for the small oval Historic Auto Attractions sign on the right. Turn right onto Metric Drive. At the end of the street, on the right.
Tu-Su 10-5, Off-season by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $28, 7-17 $17, Senior/Military $23
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Historic Auto Attractions.

Historic Auto Attractions

Much more than cars. Probably the largest collection of JFK assassinationabilia on the planet, in a massive mix of pop culture and you-are-almost-there history. Also: Bonnie and Clyde's death hats! Report... [09/17/2008]

Hats of Death.

Bonnie and Clyde Hats of Death

The hats alone are worthy relics of crime, but this museum also displays a swatch of Clyde's death pants and an excellent replica of the Bonnie and Clyde Death Car. Report... [05/18/2014]
Roscoe, Illinois - Happy Birthday Cake, Mr. President
Historic Auto Attractions:

For many years the most memorable piece of Presidential confectionery on public view has been a slab of Grover Cleveland's wedding cake, a brick-like bit of eye candy for those who visited his birthplace...

[06/06/2012] Complete Story...
Roscoe, Illinois - JFK Murder Taxi One Of Many New Marvels In Roscoe
Historic Auto Attractions:

Wayne Lensing shops hard so the rest of us don't have to. We talked with the automobile/pop culture collector after learning that he'd just bought the Dallas taxicab that Lee Harvey Oswald hopped into after he (allegedly) shot JFK.

[06/11/2010] Complete Story...
Roscoe, Illinois - Ruby Slippers? No, Ruby's Shoes!
Historic Auto Attractions:

November 22, 2008 is the 45th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. In remembrance, Wayne Lensing is giving the public a special viewing -- of the shoes worn by Jack Ruby when he shot Kennedy's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.

[11/18/2008] Complete Story...

Nearby Offbeat Places

Clarabelle the CowClarabelle the Cow, Beloit, WI - 2 mi.
Flag Mural of Machine PartsFlag Mural of Machine Parts, Beloit, WI - 3 mi.
Big Bull DogBig Bull Dog, Beloit, WI - 5 mi.
In the region:
Birthplace of Wild Bill Hickok, Troy Grove, IL - 69 mi.

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