By 1900, Hemingray had become aworld leader of glass insulatormanufacturing. Insulators were integral for operation of telegraph,telephone, and electric lines in U.S.and abroad, including in World Wars1 and 2. In 1933, Owens-Illinois GlassCo. purchased the company; Hemingray insulators remained a major product until 1967. Plant hereclosed in 1972.
|Series||This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series|
|Placed By||Indiana Historical Bureau and National Insulator Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:16am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 638972 N 4449077|
|Decimal Degrees||40.18058333, -85.36765000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 10.835', W 85° 22.059'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 10' 50.10" N, 85° 22' 3.54" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1635-1799 S Macedonia Ave, Muncie IN 47302, US|
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