Classic cars return as Drivin’ the Dixie marks highway’s centennial

Some of the cars on display in the St. Paul Community Church parking lot during Drivin' the Dixie on Saturday could have been around when the Egyptian Trail was still fairly new. (Photo by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle)

Editor's note: Today history and auto enthusiasts are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Dixie Highway, a pioneering route for early auto traffic. Drivin' the Dixie is a rolling auto show that retraces the route of the famous highway through the South Suburbs. This year is also the centennial of the start of Dixie . . .

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Friday, June 24

  • Pride Party at the Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. The family-friendly event will have food, music and other entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m.

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