DescriptionA light industrial center in a rich farming region, Auburn is one of the oldest towns in DeKalb County. One of the nation's earliest car manufacturers, the W.H. McIntyre Co., operated in Auburn 1908-15. From 1900 to 1937 the city was the site of the Auburn Automobile Co., maker of luxury cars, including the popular Auburn Boattail Speedster and the noted front-wheel-drive Cord.
The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival, featuring a classic car parade as well as antiques, quilts and arts and crafts shows, is held the weekend before Labor Day.
Visitor InfoDeKalb County Visitors Bureau 500 S. Grandstaff Dr., Ste. C AUBURN, IN 46706. Phone:(260)927-1499 or (877)833-3282
Things to SeeAuburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum