Exhibits

Fruehauf: The First Name in Transportation

When: Sun., June 7, 2:30 p.m. 2015

Join the Detroit Historical Museum in welcoming Ruth Fruehauf and Rick Neumann as they present the history of their grandfathers’ invention of the semi-trailer and subsequent founding of the Fruehauf Trailer Company. The presentation takes place in the Louise C. Booth Auditorium, and will celebrate the grand-opening of the newest America’s Motor City showcase display, “Fruehauf: The First Name in Transportation.” A reception with refreshments will follow from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Ford Piquette Plant, 461 Piquette Avenue in Detroit (a short drive from the Detroit Historical Museum).