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History of Charles Nash – SOLD OUT

June 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The History of Charles Nash& Nash Motors

Update:  CAR RIDES CANCELLED. The rides scheduled for this afternoon at Airport Road have been cancelled due to mechanical difficulties. The event THIS EVENING at Camp Jorn will continue as scheduled. (though tickets are sold out)

“The Greatest Rags to Riches Story in American Automobile History”

Where:  Camp Jorn in Manitowish Waters

Join James T.W. Wheary, Great Grandson of Charles W. and Jessie H. Nash as he shares the history of Charles W. Nash, who was the first sitting president of Buick Motor Co., the first sitting president of General Motors Co., and lastly, the Administrative Head and President of his own company, Nash Motors.

In 1924, Charles W. and Jessie H. Nash purchased land along the shores of Rest Lake and established their estate known as Rest Camp (now Camp Jorn). Along with this fascinating family history, James will also share his memories of Rest Camp.

The event includes a reception with hors d’oeuvres and refreshments.

Sponsored by Camp Jorn, North Lakeland Discovery Center, Friends of the Koller Library, and Manitowish Waters Historical Society.


June 22, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Camp Jorn
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States + Google Map