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Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Weekend Activities

This weekend at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum visitors the opportunity to meet one automobile from the Museum’s collection and get to know it a little more in-depth with a live car-side presentation as part of the “If These Cars Could Talk” monthly series.

“Visitors will be able to appreciate this 1929 Stearns-Knight N 6-80, a rare and high quality automobile,” said Sam Grate, registrar of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum. “The Stearns-Knight competed with Rolls Royce in value and luxury.” The Museum’s Stearns-Knight was made in Indianapolis and was donated by Holly & Richard Anderson of Dundee, Illinois.

This is two-door Stearns-Knight Model N is one of only three known to exist. Made by Robbins Manufacturing Company in Indianapolis, Indiana and features the only sleeve-valve straight 8 engine model ever made in America.

Special presentations will take place at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm on Saturday, August 8, 2015.

This Sunday, August 9, 2015 residents of DeKalb County can visit the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum for FREE!

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – where the world’s finest cars of yesterday live today! Over 120 classic, antique, vintage and special interest cars are displayed with other automotive related exhibits on three floors. The museum is located in the original 1930s international headquarters of the legendary Auburn Automobile Company and is a National Historic Landmark. The museum is open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday to Friday and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Last admission one hour before closing. Visit the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, a place where automotive history comes to life! Shop the Museum Store Online today!