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Hagerstown Aviation Museum to be featured on Maryland Public Television’s newest show Chesapeake Collectibles

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John Seburn
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(HAGERSTOWN, MD — February 9, 2011) The Hagerstown Aviation Museum will be featured on Maryland Public Television’s newest show, Chesapeake Collectibles. The museum segment will air on MPT February 12th at 6:30pm and February 17th at 8pm. John Davis, host of MPT’s Motorweek, Ken Day, producer of Chesapeake Collectibles, and production crew visited Hagerstown last September during the annual fly-in.

“Knowing that the museum has a unique collection of aircraft built in Hagerstown, Maryland, Ken Day called us,” said John Seburn, museum president, “The museum is very grateful to be showcased on Maryland Public Television’s Chesapeake Collectibles. We discovered that John Davis went to school to be an aeronautical engineer so he thoroughly enjoyed learning more about Fairchild Aircraft during his tour of the flying boxcars,” Seburn stated.

photo of John Davis touring the museum’s Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
John Davis touring the museum’s Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar

Chesapeake Collectibles explores the Chesapeake Bay’s distinctive history through the regions treasures, people and their stories. Each episode of the series takes you on an entertaining walk through the Maryland past. Hear the stories behind favorite family heirlooms while expert appraisers make the distinction between what is “collectible” and what is not.

“Since Chesapeake Collectibles began airing in January, the show has been well received and has generated much interest and many suggestions for other unique Maryland collections to be featured,” said Ken Day. “We are very pleased to present the Hagerstown Aviation Museum story in the upcoming episode and hope the public will learn more about the museum,” Day said.

Join host Rhea Feikin each week and discover the flavor and uniqueness of our area through its antiques and collectibles!

Chesapeake Collectibles airs Saturdays at 6:30 PM on MPT-HD. Repeats Sundays at 6 PM on MPT2 and Thursdays at 8 PM on MPT-HD. Episodes can also be viewed on line at www.chesapeakecollectibles.com — The Hagerstown Aviation Museum segment is on episode #106

For more information on the show visit: www.chesapeakecollectibles.com
To learn more about the museum visit: www.hagerstownaviationmuseum.org

Photo of group:  Left to right;  Museum president John Seburn, MPT talent John Davis, Videographer Dave Ernest, Chesapeake Collectibles Producer Ken Day, Production assistant Ben Day
Left to right; Museum president John Seburn, MPT talent John Davis, Videographer Dave Ernest, Chesapeake Collectibles Producer Ken Day, Production assistant Ben Day

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