December 13, 2017
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The Old And The Old At Indian Day

SPRINGFIELD, MA – Some motor in proudly. Others are rolled in, while a few arrive with “some assembly required.” The annual Indian Day staged at the Springfield Museums brings together dozens of old Indian motorcycles, along with their mostly old owners. The colorful show was held again Sunday not from …

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Indian Day Brings Scout Sixty Trike For Butch Baer

SPRINGFIELD, MA – His father, Fritzie Baer, ran the factory dealership at the original Indian Motorcycle plant and Butch Baer got his first ride as a newborn on a 1923 Indian with sidecar. He’s been riding ever since, but after a couple of driveway drops last year, it looked like …

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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 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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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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