Don Smith Collection

Once a year or so, Donald E. Smith opens the doors of his impressive vintage race car collection to the public in order to raise money for charity.

Smith is a distant relative of the Hulman George family who purchased and rescued the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after World War II ended. Smith maintained a close relationship with the Speedway as the CEO of Terre Haute First National Bank and First Financial Corp. Before entering the banking business in 1969, he worked as a racing promoter and organizer in the 50's and 60's at AAA and USAC sprint car and midget racing events.

Part of his huge collection is kept within five buildings located here. A new museum recently opened by his grandsons in downtown Terre Haute features more of Don's collection.
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@ 2015-07-27 19:23:43
I heard Don Smith is planning another open house for his car collection in Terre Haute. I'm trying to find out when the date will be.
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@ 2015-12-15 16:11:37
Would love to see the Don Smith collection. How would I go about that.