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Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility

 
 
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 13, 2021
1. Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility Marker
Inscription.  
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark

This industrial complex is a rare surviving example of an independent specialty automobile company that manufactured hand-crafted automobiles from 1903 until 1937. The administration building, including its original art deco showroom and design studios, the Cord L-29 assembly building, and the service and parts building represent different stages in automobile design and production from the drafting table to the finished product. The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America.

2005

National Park Service United States Department of The Interior

 
Erected 2005 by National Park Service United States Department of The Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles
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. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 41° 21.359′ N, 85° 3.419′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Indiana, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Wayne Street and Gordon M Buehring Place, on the right when traveling north on Wayne Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1604 Wayne St, Auburn IN 46706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Errett Lobban (E.L.) Cord (a few steps from this marker); Auburn Automobile Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Alan Leamy (within shouting distance of this marker); "It All Started Here" (within shouting distance of this marker); Roadside America (within shouting distance of this marker); Fred Duesenberg (within shouting distance of this marker); Augie Duesenberg (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Women Employees (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 13, 2021
2. Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility Marker
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 13, 2021
3. Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility Marker
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 13, 2021
4. Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 13, 2021
5. Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 13, 2021
6. Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility NRHP Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 14, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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