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.”