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Explore the Studebaker-Bendix Heritage Trail

History isn’t only meant to be viewed through glass cases inside museum. Another perspective is available to those that seek it, one where the past becomes a little more vivid. You can bring some of The Bend’s history to life in this way by traveling the Studebaker-Bendix Heritage Trail, which…

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Right at Home: Studebaker Drivers Club International Meet

It's difficult to visit The Bend without encountering a cornerstone of its history: Studebaker Corporation. The company started in 1852 when two of the five Studebaker brothers, Clem and Henry Jr., opened a blacksmith shop. They first made parts for wagons then began to build their own, eventually…

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Lincoln's Final Journey

As South Bend celebrates its 150th birthday next year, the Studebaker National Museum will honor the 150th anniversary of a more somber event with our special exhibition, “Lincoln’s Final Journey: A Nation Mourns,” opening June 19 through October 31. The Museum is the proud home of the carriage…

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