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Austin in Mower County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Hormel

1891 — 1991

 

—100 Years —

 
Hormel Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, July 22, 2008
1. Hormel Memorial
Inscription. Memorial Day · May 27, 1991
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Geo. A. Hormel & Company, employees and retirees join together to salute its visionary founder, George A. Hormel and his gifted son, Jay C. Hormel. Together they instilled quality, innovation and traditional values into one of America's most successful companies. Their continuing legacy forever lives on within the Austin community and in communities and nations worldwide where the Hormel name is widely recognized.
 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 43° 40.989′ N, 92° 58.754′ W. Marker is in Austin, Minnesota, in Mower County. Marker can be reached from 4th Street NW (State Highway 45) near 17th Avenue NW, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Oakwood Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Austin MN 55912, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Baudler (within shouting distance of this marker); Oakwood Cemetery W.R.C. Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Paramount Theatre (approx. one mile away).
 
Also see . . .  Company History. "In 1937, Geo. A. Hormel & Co. introduced
Hormel Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, July 22, 2008
2. Hormel Memorial
a product that would become world-renowned–SPAM® luncheon meat." (Submitted on August 3, 2008.) 
 
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Hormel Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, July 22, 2008
3. Hormel Monument
Hormel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, September 24, 2009
4. Hormel Marker
Headstone of George A Hormel - the obelisk is the family stone.
Austin Spam Museum image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, July 22, 2008
5. Austin Spam Museum
 
 
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