On May 24th Plateau Corvette Club members attended the Lake Tansi Village annual Memorial Day Cruise In. They won the trophy for the most club members in attendance.

Thanks to Richard and Gail for the pictures

Frank and his mascot Moxie
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May 23 Plateau Corvette members drove to the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green Kentucky. They made a donation of Corvette Hot Wheels collected from club members. The Corvette Museum gives these out to school children who visit for a field trip as a memento of their visit. While there they toured the museum and the From Gas Station to Space Station Exhibit. They then went to the Double Dog Restaurant and had lunch.

Thanks to Richard and Andria for initiating this and Frank for leading the drive

Accepting the Hot Wheels for the Museum is Deb Howard
Lunch at the Double Dog Restaurant

May 15th Plateau Corvette Club members took a drive on what is called the Devils Triangle. The drive went past the prison in Wartburg  with a rest stop at the Hardees.
For lunch they went  to the Gondolier Restaurant in Harriman.
They had about 9 cars with Dennis and Carol leading in Captain America.
Weather was perfect. Not exactly top off or down weather but great weather.

Thanks to Dennis and Carol for a fun drive.

Thanks to John for the pictures.

May 8th 2019 Plateau Corvette Club members toured the Brushy Mountain State Prison in Petros, Tennessee.

The End of the Line. The “damnation of many an evil man and the salvation of a humble few.” Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary (1896-2009) was a maximum-security prison that housed some of the most notorious criminals in the country. The walls of its cells are covered with the markings of those who were destined to spend most, if not all, of their lives within the walls. Three walls and a vertical cliff surround the cell blocks. While some tried, no-one was ever successful in escaping those confines.
The Plateau Corvette Club caravaned from Crossville to the prison on a beautiful, sunny Tennessee day. Our members enjoyed an informative and entertaining 2-hour tour of the prison and its facilities. Stories of prison life were shared in a straight-forward and sometimes down-right frightening perspective by our guide, Bill Harvey. Bill spent 31 years as a guard at the prison and was an encyclopedia of facts about its history.
At the end of the tour, we were served some of the best food around at the Warden’s Table Restaurant. Barbecued ribs, a variety of sandwiches, loaded potatoes with pulled pork and nachos were just some of the excellent dishes enjoyed by our members. Guided tours and self-guided tours are available. For the more adventurous, a paranormal tour allows for experiencing the spectral presence of some who were imprisoned there.

Thanks to Phil and Jeannine Z for a great trip.

Thanks to all for the great pictures

Tour of the cell blocks
upper level cells
This is what happens if you misbehave on a tour!!
Brushy the Cat
Lunch in the
Warden’s Table Restaurant

May 5th 2019 Plateau Corvette Club members attended the East Tennessee Corvette Club annual Car show. Even after a slight rain shower there were plenty of old and new Corvettes on display.
This was the 50th year that Reeders has hosted the East Tennessee Corvette Club Car show.

Our very own Richard S won Best of Show with his 2016 Corvette. Congrats to Richard!

Thanks to John L for the photos

Richard S

April 27 Plateau Corvette Club members drove on the Tennessee back roads /country roads to Timberloft Restaurant in Wildwood Marine for a great lunch. After lunch they hit the roads again and drove to the Delmonico Winery near Baxter Tn for some wine tasting.

Thanks to Frank S for a great drive.

Photos by Ron and Blanche M

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Spring is here

April 27 the first Downtown Cruise In was held on Main Street in Crossville. After a long winter nap many Vintage and Classic cars and trucks were on display. Trophies were given out for many different classes of show cars along with great door prizes. Great weather made for an enjoyable day. The Crossville Downtown Cruise In is held on the fourth Saturday of the month from 12:00 to 4:00 pm and hosted by the Crossville Cruisers.

Main Street Crossville
Custom Ford Pickup