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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Auburn, Indiana

 
Clickable Map of Allen County, Indiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Allen County, IN (117) Adams County, IN (8) DeKalb County, IN (45) Huntington County, IN (53) Noble County, IN (19) Wells County, IN (8) Whitley County, IN (37) Defiance County, OH (118) Paulding County, OH (38) Van Wert County, OH (69)  AllenCounty(117) Allen County (117)  AdamsCounty(8) Adams County (8)  DeKalbCounty(45) DeKalb County (45)  HuntingtonCounty(53) Huntington County (53)  NobleCounty(19) Noble County (19)  WellsCounty(8) Wells County (8)  WhitleyCounty(37) Whitley County (37)  DefianceCountyOhio(118) Defiance County (118)  PauldingCounty(38) Paulding County (38)  VanWertCounty(69) Van Wert County (69)
Fort Wayne is the county seat for Allen County
Auburn is in Allen County
      Allen County (117)  
ADJACENT TO ALLEN COUNTY
      Adams County (8)  
      DeKalb County (45)  
      Huntington County (53)  
      Noble County (19)  
      Wells County (8)  
      Whitley County (37)  
      Defiance County, Ohio (118)  
      Paulding County, Ohio (38)  
      Van Wert County, Ohio (69)  
 
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1Indiana (Allen County), Auburn — Imagine the Untold Stories
In 2012, God laid a vision on the hearts of the County Line leadership to continue restoring our communities with Christ by expanding the facilities on this site. The project would cost $5 million, far beyond anything the church had ever done. . . . Map (db m211298) HM
2Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — "It All Started Here"1874
The Eckhart Carriage Company was established in 1874 in Auburn, Indiana. It was the direct ancestor of the Auburn Automobile Company as both were owned by the Eckhart family in the early days. This is the last remaining building of the . . . Map (db m73297) HM
3Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Alan LeamyChief Body Designer - Auburn Automobile Company
Alan Leamy's everlasting gift to the automotive world is a legacy of stunningly boautiful body styles that are the epitome of classic car design. He was only 25 years old when he created the distinctive classic look of the Cord L-29, America's . . . Map (db m185853) HM
4Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Auburn / Cord
Auburn. The Grand Trinity of classic automobiles—Auburn, Cord and Duesenberg—each played prominent roles in racing history. Established in 1900 by the Eckhart family, early models successfully competed in the popular speed and reliability . . . Map (db m185849) HM
5Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — 17.1992.1 — Auburn Automobile Company
Auburn Automobile Company (1900-1937) Art Deco Style Administration building, built 1929-1930. Housed departments of Cord Corporation, manufacturer of Auburn, Cord, and Duesenberg automobiles. Became Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Museum, 1974; listed in . . . Map (db m53934) HM
6Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Facility
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 . . . Map (db m185856) HM
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7Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Augie DuesenbergAutomotive Engineer
Augie was a tireless practical engineer who could turn mechanical concepts into reality. The Duesenberg racecars upon which he labored in the 1920s and 30s set top-speed and durability records, won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans and were . . . Map (db m185846) HM
8Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — DeKalb County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Memory of DeKalb County SoldiersMap (db m53948) WM
9Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — DeKalb County Veterans Memorial
"Dekalb County Supports Our Veterans"Map (db m193314) WM
10Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Downtown Auburn Historic District
Downtown Auburn Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places September 10, 1986 Map (db m193313) HM
11Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Downtown Auburn Historic District
Downtown Auburn Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places September 10, 1986 Map (db m193316) HM
12Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Downtown Auburn Historic District
Downtown Auburn Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places September 10, 1986 Map (db m193317) HM
13Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Downtown Auburn Historic District
Downtown Auburn Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places September 10, 1986 Map (db m193318) HM
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14Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Duesenberg
The name Duesenberg is forever linked with early motorsports. In 1913, German immigrant brothers Fred and Augie Duesenberg founded the company that bore their name in St. Paul, Minn., to produce the best high-performance custom engines and . . . Map (db m185841) HM
15Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Errett Lobban (E.L.) CordPresident - Auburn Automobile Company and Cord Corporation
In 1924, E. L. Cord was tochuited to manage the struggling Auburn Automobile Company with the provision that he could secure controlling interest if he were successful. He quickly assembled young. talented engineers and designers that . . . Map (db m185855) HM
16Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Fallen Warbirds Veterans Memorial
In memory of fallen warbirdsMap (db m185861) WM
17Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Frank EckhartSecretary and Treasurer - Auburn Automobile Company
Frank Eckhart was the oldest son of Charles Eckhart, founder of the Eckhart Carriage Company. In 1902, Frank was inspired to build a horseless carriage after being frustrated in his attempt to purchase one. The result was the first Auburn . . . Map (db m185848) HM
18Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Fred DuesenbergVice President of Engineering - Duesenberg, Inc.
Inventor, engineer, and automotive pioneer Fred Duesenberg was responsible for many technological innovations in the early twentieth century. As a German immigrant, he shaped the automotive industry on both the race track and public roads, . . . Map (db m185847) HM
19Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Gordon BuehrigChief Body Designer - Duesenberg, Inc. & Auburn Automobile Company
Gordon Buehrig was only 25 when he became the chief body designer for Duesenberg, huilders of the most prestigious motor car in the United StatCs. There he rendered some of the most stunning classic car body designs ever penned. With his . . . Map (db m185850) HM
20Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Herb SnowVice President of Engineering - Auburn Automobile Company
From 1927 through 1936, Herb Snow was responsible for many of the engineering advancements of the Auburn Automobile Company He was intensely involved in both the Cord L-29 and 810//812 front-wheel-drive projects. Snow is credited with the . . . Map (db m185857) HM
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21Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Men EmployeesAuburn Automobile Company Workers
"No salesman can 'talk' quality into a car that has not been built into it," said E. L. Cord. Thus, the men empioyed by the Auburn Automobile Company and Duesenberg inc., were charged with the demanding task of meeting Cord's high expectations . . . Map (db m185843) HM
22Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — RangersWorld War II Army Rangers — Rangers lead the way —
Invasions North Africa - Sicily - Italy Anzio - Normandy - Leyte - Luzon Raids Dieppe - Sened Station - Dinegat Homonhon - Cabanatuan Major Battles Arzew - Dernaia Pass - El Guettar Gela - Licata - Porto Empedocle Butera - . . . Map (db m185863) WM
23Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Roadside America
Before the advent of the interstate highway system and modern hotel chains, travelers often had to sleep along the side of the road in their cars. Beginning just prior to 1920, travel courts and tourist camps began to appear and offered a warm, . . . Map (db m185860) HM
24Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Robert WileyExpert Sales Manager - Auburn Automobile Company
Robert Wiley started his career at the Auburn Automobile Company in 1920 as a salesman. Prior to that, he served in the Philippines as a lieutenant in the army. Upon his discharge, he obtained a job in the Auburn sales department. When the . . . Map (db m185840) HM
25Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Site Of Wesley Park's Home
On this site stood the log home of Wesley Park, co-founder with John Howe of the City of Auburn in 1836. Park's cabin was an important social and government center, serving as a tavern, resting place, and courthouse for early settlers and . . . Map (db m60238) HM
26Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Smith Acres Park
. . . Map (db m193319) HM
27Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — William Jacob Cuppy1884-1949
Humorist, author, and critic Will Cuppy was born here. He graduated from the University of Chicago, where he published his first book in 1910. He moved to New York City ca. 1914 and become a book reviewer at the New York Herald . . . Map (db m139895) HM
28Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — Women EmployeesAuburn Automobile Company Workers
The story of women workers at the Auburn Automobile Company is a narrative of social change in Auburn and DeKalb County. Employment at the auto company permitted women to become co-breadwinners in their families during lean times. Although . . . Map (db m185844) HM
 
 
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Nov. 28, 2022