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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.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1777.
 
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. Marker is in Oakwood Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Austin MN 55912, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Baudler (within shouting distance of this marker); Oakwood Cemetery W.R.C. Memorial
Hormel Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, July 22, 2008
2. Hormel Memorial
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Paramount Theatre (approx. one mile away); Everyone's Country Estate (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
Hormel Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, July 22, 2008
3. Hormel Monument
Hormel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By Keith L, July 22, 2008
5. Austin Spam Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,419 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 3, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   4. submitted on September 27, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.   5. submitted on August 3, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 12, 2022