Anderson in Madison County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Remy Electric Company
In 1896 Frank & B. Perry Remy assumed use of a 14’ by 20’ shack at the S.W. corner of 12th & Meridian where a workforce of twenty manufactured magnetos and dynamos of Perry’s design for gasoline engines. Incorporated as Remy Electric Co. in 1901, expansion led to a Columbus Ave. site. In 1911 the Remys sold out to Stoughton Fletcher. W.C. Durant, whose holdings were merged with General Motors Corp. purchased Remys in 1916. GM’s Dayton Engineering Laboratories -DELCO- consolidated with Remy Electric to form Delco-Remy Division in 1926.
Erected 2003 by Delco-Remy Division of GM.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 40° 6.238′ N, 85° 40.763′ W. Marker is in Anderson, Indiana, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Meridian Street and East 12th Street, on the right when traveling south on Meridian Street. The marker is in Dickmann Town Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1135 South Meridian Street, Anderson IN 46016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Paramount Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Methodist Church in Anderson Was Built Here (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anderson Carnegie Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Anderson Street Railway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Public Square (approx. ¼ mile away); Madison County Veterans' Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic West Eighth Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); Madison County Historic Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anderson.
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