Welcome to the International Station Wagon Club

Comprised of members from around the world, who are dedicated to the maintenance, preservation, restoration and appreciation of vintage and current station wagons. The club is managed by elected officers and a board of directors, with officers being elected annually. The ISWC sponsors one International meet per year, with the location determined by member input. The club newsletter, The Talegate is provided quarterly to members.

Remember, you don’t have to own a station wagon to belong to the ISWC, but you do need an appreciation for the Great American Family Car. Be sure to check out our Facebook page to connect and interact with other station wagon enthusiasts.

sta • tion wa • gon – an automobile that has a passenger compartment which extends to the back of the vehicle, that has no trunk, that has one or more rear seats which can be folded down to make space for light cargo, and that has a tailgate or liftgate.



The International Station Wagon Club

The ISWC will hold its 2022 annual show/ convention in Staunton, Virginia, June 21 to June 25, 2022, at the Hotel 24 South (formerly Stonewall Jackson Hotel), 24 South Market St, Staunton, VA 24401. The show will be held in the Hardy Parking lot across the corner from the hotel on Saturday, June 25th from noon to 4:00 pm.

Although, the show is scheduled for Saturday June 25th, activities for both the avid car enthusiast and their family will be
scheduled throughout the week. Activities begin Tuesday, June 21th, with dinner at Edelweiss Restaurant, serving homestyle
German specialties.

The official itinerary begins Wednesday, June 22nd with a tour of tour of Monticello, the Thomas Jefferson home. Lunch will
be at the Monticello Farm Table restaurant. Then it is off for a cruise on the Skyline Drive with a stop at the Camera Heritage
Museum. Ice cream (dinner) at 6:00 will be at Kline’s BBQ and Dairy Bar.

Thursday, June 23rd begins with a visit to Taylor and Boody Organ Builders, builders of mechanical pipe organs. Lunch will
be at the Depot Grill. Next stop is across the street at the Bruce Elder Auto Museum. It is home to antique and classic cars
from the dawn of motoring to the muscle car era. Immediately beside our hotel is the Blackfriar’s Playhouse which will finish
our day of touring. You are on your own for dinner, but you may choose to visit the Split Banana for a special treat.

Friday, June 24th begins with our annual business meeting at 9:00 am. Then you are on your own to visit any number of local
sites. Some places to consider visiting on Friday afternoon in the area include the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and
Museum, the Factory Antique Mall in Verona, Grand Caverns and Fountain Cave, Luray Caverns and Car Museum, WW
Motor Cars and Parts (restoration shop – call ahead) or Auto Krafters in Broadway, Glassblowing at Sunspots Studios in
downtown Staunton, and so much more. On Wednesday, Thursday or maybe Friday night we will also be arranging for the
traditional go kart challenge at Fastrax located in Waynesboro, VA.

The Show and judging begin Saturday June 25th at noon and runs until 4:00 pm. The awards dinner will follow at 5:30 pm. at
Mrs Rowe’s Family Restaurant, serving homestyle meals. It is a short drive from the hotel.

Remember, tours may require masks.

A registration and membership package for the 2022 event can be obtained by contacting the ISWC at the address listed
below, or from the International Station Wagon Club Facebook site.
ISWC 2022
120 Hicks Road
Renfrew, PA 16053
724-586-7187 or cesmurf10@gmail.com

The public is welcome to attend, but to have your wagon judged, you must be an ISWC member. Rooms at the Hotel 24
South are available at a special ISWC member rate of $129 and need to be reserved by May 23, 2022. Reservations for the
event will be made by individual attendees directly with hotel reservations at 540-885-4848 and asking for the International
Station Wagon Club group block rate. Please book your room through the hotel during normal business hours of Monday
through Friday 9-5. This assures that the ISWC gets credit for your stay.

Remember, you don’t have to own a station wagon to join the ISWC, but you do need an appreciation for
the “Great American Family Car.”


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Renfrew, PA. 16053

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