WEST PLAINS, MO (July 29, 2012) – TheAntiqueTractorShow.com announced today that Missouri Governor Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon has awarded for a third consecutive year, an official Proclamation designating September 29, 2012 as ANTIQUE TRACTOR PRESERVATION DAY.
A first of its kind in the country, this Proclamation underscores the importance of educating about our agriculture heritage and the relevance of vintage farm machinery to its era. TheAntiqueTractorShow.com has also been recognized concurrently by the United State Postal Service with a Pictorial Postmark; as well as cited in the Congressional Record.
“My family and I sincerely appreciate Governor Nixon designating this day in support of our efforts and those of the City of West Plains, to preserve our rich rural history,” stated Michael Hinton, Antique Tractor Preservation Day founder. “On behalf of a worldwide community of antique tractor enthusiasts, we take great pride in this recognition.”
The “Tractors on the Square” event will be held Saturday, Sept. 29 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on the Historic West Plains Downtown District Square. Antique tractors will be displayed around the Courthouse, with ample parking available for the public on and off the Square. Event is FREE to attend and visitors are welcome! The United States Postal Service has recognized the “Tractors on the Square” event with a Pictorial Postmark to be made available exclusively in West Plains, Missouri starting in September.
For more information on Tractors on the Square, visit http://www.theantiquetractorshow.com/square2012.php