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By Kern Butler, September 28, 2013
"It All Started Here" Marker
Indiana (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
Indiana (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
Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — DeKalb County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Memory of DeKalb County Soldiers — Map (db m53948) HM
Indiana (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
Indiana (DeKalb County), Garrett — Creek Chub Bait Company
Side A In 1916, Henry Dills, Carl Heinzerling,and George Schulthess established the company, which became one of the country's leading manufacturers of artificial fishing lures. Crafted by a largely female workforce, the high quality lures . . . — Map (db m107129) HM
Indiana (DeKalb County), Spencerville — First Settlement in DeKalb County Indiana 1828
First Settlement in DeKalb County Indiana 1828 — Map (db m62801) HM
Indiana (DeKalb County), Spencerville — 17.1996.1 — Spencerville Covered Bridge
Built 1873, by John A. McKay, spanning Saint Joseph River; a Smith Truss, Variant Four, by Smith Bridge Company, Toledo, Ohio; has remained in use with regular maintenance, repairs, and extensive 1981 restoration. Listed in National Register of . . . — Map (db m52971) HM

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