Check Out the Auto Indiana Exhibit at the Seiberling Mansion!

Seiberling Mansion

Seiberling Mansion

The Seiberling Mansion has two new exhibits on display!

First, the Howard County Historical Society is hosting Auto Indiana, a traveling exhibit from the Indiana Historical Society, during the month of September.  With this exhibit, visitors will take a ride through Indiana’s rich automotive past as they discover the Hoosier State’s prolific contributions.  From inventors and innovators like Elwood Haynes and Ralph Teetor to automakers like Studebaker and Duesenberg, Indiana has left an indelible mark on the industry for more than a century – and vice versa.

The exhibit illuminates ties between the automobiles and the development of many other economic opportunities for the “Crossroads of America,” such as the iron, steel and glass businesses.  It also explores how the automobile became part of American Dream and popular culture, from movies to making personal memories.  Auto Indiana is made possible by Kroger and is located on the 3rd floor of the Seiberling Mansion.

Here are some photos I took last week:

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There is also a new permanent Delco Radio exhibit on the 2nd floor.  Make sure you check it out on your next visit!

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Don’t forget about the Mobile Device Tour!  Stops are located throughout the Seiberling Mansion.  Listen to an audio tour, see additional historical photos, and stream videos (depending on what type of cell phone you have.)  Be on the lookout for these signs:

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The Seiberling Mansion is located at 1200 West Sycamore Street in Kokomo.  For more information about these exhibits or the mobile device tour, call (765) 452-4314 or visit www.howardcountymuseum.org.  To learn more about the Indiana Historical Society and its programs, call (317) 232-1882 or visit www.indianahistory.org.

“Live From Nashville” kicks off Kokomo Community Concerts 2014-15 Season

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The 58th season of Kokomo Community Concerts will kick off September 12, 2014.  “Live From Nashville” will bring multi-media, country singers, and dancers backed by a live band of Nashville sidemen.  It will be a great evening of live entertainment!  All concerts are held at Kokomo High School Auditorium, 2501 S. Berkley in Kokomo.  For ticket information, call (765) 210-0686, go to www.KokomoCommunityConcerts.org or visit them on Facebook.

Here is the 2014-2015 season line-up:

September 12, 2014 – Live From Nashville (High Energy Musical Spectacular) at 7:30 p.m.
October 18, 2014 – Russian Quattro (Strings – Classical, Pop & Jazz) at 7:30 p.m.
November 16, 2014 – Atlanta Rhythm Section (Chart-Topping Southern Rock Band) at 2:30 p.m.
February 14, 2015 – Al Simmons (One Man Comedy Act) at 7:30 p.m.
April 19, 2015 – Karrnnel (Cutting Edge Violinist with Band) at 2:30 p.m.
May 9, 2015 – The Limeliters (American Folk Music) at 7:30 p.m.