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Museum Presents Sunday Spotlight: The Cord Corporation

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum will present its June Sunday Spotlight, “The Cord Corporation,” this Sunday, June 9 at 2:00 PM. Museum Curator Sam Grate will host in the Metal Technologies, Inc. Education Center. 

Errett Lobban Cord’s empire started with automobiles and grew to encompass all forms of transportation. Eventually Cord owned controlling interest in over 60 different companies.

The Cord Corporation was formed as a holding company for his many interests.

Drawing on original photography and documents housed in the museum’s archives, this presentation takes a look at several of the larger companies owned by the corporation, as well as the corporation’s history from 1929 to its demise in 1937.  

Sunday Spotlight is free with regular admission.

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is located at 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn, Indiana.


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 national headquarters of the legendary Auburn Automobile Company and is a National Historic Landmark.

The museum is open from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily. Visit the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, a place where automotive history comes to life! Shop the Museum Store Online today!