August 20, 2017
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Record Crowd At Indian Day

SPRINGFIELD – The Indian “motocycle” brand dates back 115 years to the company’s founding here in 1901. Dana Faucher can connect the dots on history’s timeless back much earlier – centuries, in fact, to the 1600s – when talking about his 1936 Indian Chief that he’s named

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Indian Expert Yarocki Dead At 88

TORRINGTON, CT – Like almost anyone who has ever ridden, George Yarocki never forgot his first motorcycle – a 1928 Indian 101 Scout. The year was 1941 and he was a 14-year-old sophomore at Torrington High School. “I rode my bicycle by the Indian dealer every day going

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Indian Day Honors Bob’s Indian

SPRINGFIELD, MA – Each year at Indian Day, the Springfield Museums honors a person, company or organization for supporting the heritage of the original Indian motorcycles, which were built in the city from 1901 until 1953 when the company went bankrupt. At the sixth annual show on Sunday the honoree …

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Indian Day Draws A Crowd

SPRINGFIELD, MA – Vintage Indian owners and Indian lovers converged on the Springfield Museums today for the sixth annual Indian Day. Dozens of old machines provided photo fodder for admirers as owners swapped stories. “Every year we get a little bit better at this. It gets easier and better because

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Plans Set For Springfield Museums’ Indian Day

SPRINGFIELD, MA – The sixth annual Indian Day at the Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St., will this year pay tribute to Bob’s Indian of Etters, PA “for its many years of supporting the heritage of classic Indian cycles. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, …

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Museum Sets Date for 2015 Indian Day

SPRINGFIELD, MA – A date has been announced for the Springfield Museums’ sixth annual Indian Day in 2015. The event, which attracts dozens of vintage Indians and hundreds of Indian enthusiasts, will be held on Sunday, July 26. The date marks a departure from the past when the show was …

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Every Indian Has A Story At Indian Day

SPRINGFIELD, MA – Doug Miles bought his red Indian Chief right out of the carton. He was in the U.S. Navy at the time, stationed on Puerto Rico. The bike had been destined for the police department but

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Museums To Honor Yarocki On Indian Day

Vintage Indian expert George Yarocki of Torrington, CT (shown above) will be honored by the Springfield Museums at its fifth annual Indian Day celebration on July 20 in the Massachusetts city. Yarocki is a life-long Indian lover and co-founder of the 101 Association, an organization devoted to the history and …

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