Cummins: Engines, Architecture, and Innovation

Illustrated talk examines Indiana company’s history of innovation and influence on architecture and preservation in Bartholomew County.

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Indiana Landmarks Center, 1201 Central Avenue, Indianapolis, and Online
6-7 p.m., EDT

Cummins Heritage Center lead archivist Lori Lindberg, historian Steve Butler, and restoration manager Bruce Watson present an illustrated talk on the Indiana company’s history of automotive and engineering innovation, its outsized influence on architecture and preservation in Bartholomew County, and its future as a world leader in power production technology. Program begins at 6 p.m. at Indiana Landmarks Center with brief highlights from our Indiana Automotive affinity group, followed by talk and Q&A.

Tickets are $10/general public, free for Indiana Landmarks and Indiana Automotive members. Doors open at Indiana Landmarks Center at 5:30 p.m., with talk beginning at 6 p.m. Join us in person or watch online via Zoom.

Face coverings over the mouth and nose are required for attendees while at Indiana Landmarks Center. Directives are subject to change in accordance with local and national health guidelines and will be communicated with attendees before the event.

Make your reservation online using the form below, by visiting, or by calling 317-639-4534.

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