"It All Started Here"

"It All Started Here" (HM1E3H)

Location: Auburn, IN 46706 DeKalb County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 21.336', W 85° 3.395'

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1874

The Eckhart Carriage Company was established in 1874in 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 carriagefactory that was located at East Seventh Street.This building was actually a part of the paint shop for the company. Buggies and surreys were painted in this building and later, possibly some of the very first Auburn automobiles.

The Auburn Automobile Company buildings were later built on these surrounding grounds. Follow the progression of the Auburn Automobile Company through all of the remaining buildings.
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HM NumberHM1E3H
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Year Placed2013
Placed ByNational Automotive & Truck Museum of the United States (NATMUS)
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 7:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 662566 N 4580055
Decimal Degrees41.35560000, -85.05658333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 21.336', W 85° 3.395'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 21' 20.16" N, 85° 3' 23.70" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)260
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1000 Gordon M Buehrig Pl, Auburn IN 46706, US
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