Thomasville Times Enterprise

April 4, 2014

California-bound Jeepsters to stop here

Staff report

THOMASVILLE — A group of 1948-1951 Willys Overland Jeepsters will begin a 17-day, cross-country trip Sunday. The group will leave St. Augustine, Fla., traveling to Imperial Beach, Calif. The first overnight stop will be in Thomasville. The group will display their cars and meet local residents at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Best Western and Rose City Conference Center, 133 Liberty St. A typical day in the journey will involve four to six hours of driving at each owner’s individual pace, on two-lane highways across the southern United States, with lunch and overnight lodging in small towns along the route.