1) Studebaker Museum
Without a doubt, Studebaker is a legend in American automotive history. The name alone summons images of classic cars, sophistication and smiling families enjoying the American Dream. Their cars were considered some of the most stylish and beautiful on the highways, with curves and lines that embodied the art-deco style of the 40’s and 50’s. They were an icon of the golden age of American culture. It’s no wonder that such an important piece of history got its own museum. The ultra-modern museum has over 120 wagons and cars on display that shows Studebaker’s history and allows new generations see how much style there was in days gone by. Henry and Clement Studebaker began building wagons in 1852, and later carriages, including the presidential carriages of Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant. As the business grew, it adapted over the years to the new technologies and inventions coming along. The venerable fixture of Indiana industry eventually hit financial difficulties that it couldn’t recover from. The Indiana plant closed its doors in 1963, and by 1966, Studebaker was only a fond memory.
Click below to share this article.