Hemingray Factory Plaque Dedication - Muncie, IN

By Arlen Rienstra; posted September 4, 2011

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The front of the plaque reads:


Founded as Gray & Hemingray in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1848. Incorporated 1870 in Covington, Kentucky; company produced glass bottles, jars, oil lamps, light globes, tableware and insulators. After discovery of natural gas in east central Indiana, Hemingray Glass Co, located factory here, 1888, and contributed to significant industrial growth of Muncie and state.

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