Introduction to Auburn, Indiana
The city of Auburn was founded by Wesley Park in 1836. The community was named after the city of Auburn in England. Auburn is the county seat of the DeKalb county. One of America's largest rubber toy manufacturers, the Auburn Rubber Company, ran out of Auburn from 1935 to 1959. The city of Auburn is nicknamed the "Home of the Classics," in reference to the 'classic' automobiles that were once manufactured here.
Auburn and nearby Attractions
- Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum
- Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
- Trinity Church
- Mott Cemetery
- Desoto Park
- Chain O'Lakes State Park
Things To Do In Auburn
From the city of Auburn, one can visit the home of author and nature photographer Gene Stratton-Porter. The Mid-America Windmill Museum, the Hoosier Air Museum and the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum are also close by. The city has a large number of parks that have facilities for various sports and other activities. Auburn also hosts the popular Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival and the HistoryFest every year.
Fort Wayne International is the nearest major airport.
Auburn Higher Education
Opportunities for higher education are provided by Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne, Spring Arbor University and Kellogg Community College.