Austin in Mower County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
1891 — 1991
—100 Years —
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.
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. Touch 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 (Submitted on August 3, 2008.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons •
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