College students save history of newest car on historic register

Students from College of Charleston did research on the Anderson | HVA photos

Students from College of Charleston did research on the Anderson | HVA photos

A 1920 Anderson, a model Six convertible roadster, has become the first automobile added to the National Historic Vehicle Register because of its local and regional historic significance, the Historic Vehicle Association announced. The HVA credited students at the College of Charleston in South Carolina for preserving that piece of history.

The car is one of only seven known survivors of South Carolina’s first automobile company, which produced 5,500 vehicles from 1916 to 1922.

Students in the American Automotive History and Documentation course, launched this semester within the College of Charleston’s Historic Preservation and Community Planning department, documented the car’s history using guidelines set by the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Heritage Documentation, the Historic American

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