In its heyday, the automotive industry was so concentrated in Connersville that the city qualified as the manufacturing capital of the world.
The car that made good in a day...the Stutz Bearcat.
Two staples of twentieth-century American culture share a common progenitor. Ironically, the father of the Indy 500--and Miami Beach--rolled in on two wheels.
When you think of the early automobile, you likely picture Henry Ford, the Model T, and Detroit, but did you know that Indiana also played a prominent role in the early automobile industry?