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Function at the Junction Rally

August 19 @ 8:00 AM August 22 @ 5:00 PM EDT


Former TCT Leaders Forrest & Jeri Bone will be part of the 2023 Hall of Fame Inductees with a ceremony on Monday August 21st at the RV Museum in Elkhart Indiana.

Forrest and Jeri Bone in front of their 1949 American

To celebrate this event, Tin Can Tourists and the Vintage Airstream Club members are invited to camp at the museum and take part in the festivities.

The rally will be held on the grounds of the museum. Dry camping or electric only will be available. Potable water available and two dump stations are available on-site. Hoses for trailer washing and cleanup will be available. A large enclosed pavilion with banquet room will be available for us to use that has air conditioning, bathrooms and meeting facilities.

Shower facilities have been procured. Planet Fitness is not far the Museum and they will have agreed to provide guest passes for the duration of the event for $20 per person.

Induction Ceremony Tickets are available for a discount through the rally registration form. We are bundling the tickets together and purchasing entire tables so all of the rally participants will be seated together. Dress code is business casual and vintage attire is encouraged for our rally participants. Have fun with it. The museum is excited to have a “different” group at ceremony than usual audience.

We will be camping on hard surfaces, so plan on that for your awning needs – no stakes allowed.

Attendee List

Current count – 54 Trailers & Hotel stay and 94 Attendees

Smilie1946 Curtis Wright Model 1 16′
Hershberger1927 Auto-Kamp 10′
Wright1948 Western Flyer
Bastian1962 Holiday House 18′
Kesler1949 Glider 77 27′
McCool1947 Spartan Manor 25′
Piper1947 Curtis Wright 5 22′
Morrison1951 Lutes Coach T25 25′
Brown1952 Vagabond 34′
Flis-Schneider1935 Bowlus Road Chief 18′
Bone1949 American
Smiley1956 Branstrator
Kusnicki1997 Sunline Solaris T-2653 27′
Hyde1959 Airstream Ambassador 28′
Webb1969 Shasta Compact
Wymer2004 Airstream International CCD 28′
Watson1967 Airstream Overlander Int’l 26′
Bergman1950/2014 Spartan Housecar 24′
Kyle1970 Airstream Safari
Stallings1964 Airstream Overlander 26′
Sensiba1963 Layton 14′
Hindley1952 Spartanette Tandem
Keenan1961 Airstream Bambi
Dosher1953 Spartanette 35′
Hoeh1976 Airstream Argosy 26′
Watts (Heath)2021 Airstream Classic 30′
Waters1963 Yellowstone 16′
Martin1978 Argosy Minuet 20′
Herrmann1992 Airstream Classic/Excella 29′
Hartwig1964 Avion T-20
Fisher1947 Curtis Wright Model 5 Clipper
Heintz1959 Ellsworth Coach 11-T
Olmsted1989 Avion
McDowell1948 Airstream Liner 22′
Blaquiere1975 Avion LaGrande 28′
Futey1964 Airstream Overlander 26′
Moore1951 Vagabond 34′
Leach1998 Itasca Sunrise 31′
Fiore1947 Spartan Manor
Miner1964 Beeline Wasp 13′
Curto1974 Airstream Sovereign 31
Truitt1998 Casita Spirit Deluxe 17′
Katz1949 Curtis Wright
Hardekopf2016 Chrysler Town & Country 20′
Blackmer1978 Airstream Tradewind 25′
McBride1975 Airstream Land Yacht 25′
Senior2019 Airstream “Tommy Bahama” 27′
Cox1950 Luxor 29′
Kawa2001 Taylor Coach Bobbie 12′

Tentative Agenda

Other activities and suggestions for things to do while visiting Elkhart can be found here


Nearby Hotels if you plan to attend the Induction Ceremony but not bring a trailer and rally with us. These hotels are all 10 minutes from the Museum and offer a discounted rate:



Average Temperatures for Elkhart Indiana in August


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21565 Executive Pkwy
Elkhart, Indiana 46514 United States
(574) 293-2344
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  1. How will we know when sign up opens? Would love to see Forrest and Geri get the award!!

  2. A registration form and directions for how to register will be available February 1st. So happy that you are planning for the event. It should be a lot of fun!

  3. This is THE vintage event of the year. Am so looking forward to it! The RV HOF has recognized so many but this is one of the first from the consumer side and the first from the vintage side. How proud we are, what a celebration we will have.

  4. Looks like a separate [additional] ticket for the Induction Ceremony/dinner?
    Can we arrive early [Friday] with our Harvest Host membership?

  5. Rather than answer individual questions ahead of the registration process, it should all be explained on Wednesday.

    Regarding early arrival with your harvest host membership, that is a question for the museum. I don’t know if they will be allowing it during this timeframe or not.

  6. There is a registration form above. Download it and print it out. Fill it out and mail it in with payment. I sent it to you by email as well.

  7. Hey Forrest & Terry,

    I would soooo love to join you for the 19tb & 20th. We have a 2021 30’ Classic and don’t want to take a space that a vintage trailer should have. Do you think you could squeeze us in somewhere out of the limelight?


  8. Mona – we would love to have you join us and we will have plenty of room for anyone that would like us!
    Please come, we’d be honored if you could make it!

  9. Terry,

    WE ARE SO THERE!! Will send registration form tomorrow. Personally, I am honored to be there


  10. We would like to be on your newsletter list for up coming events.

  11. HI Tom & Marcia –

    If you join our club, you will receive a quarterly newsletter that lists all of our rallies. For everyone else, you’ll need to check our website for the list of rallies.

    We offer three ways to join the club –

    1) Annual subscription that automatically renews
    2) Single year by paypal
    3) Print and mail a check

  12. Am I able to come and just look at campers at the rally at museum?

  13. Open house is Sunday from noon-4pm. Come on out and check out the trailers!

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