During the early 1900s, the name Dodge became a household name among consumers in our American culture. The Dodge Brothers, John Francis (October 25, 1864–January 14, 1920) and Horace (May 17, 1868–December 10, 1920), were born in Niles, Michigan. They were great pioneers and helped put America on wheels during the early days of automotive manufacturing. The brothers established a small machine shop on Beaubien Street in Detroit in 1900, when the city was growing and the industrial minds and work force came together to create the automotive capital of the world. Later, they would move their shop to a new location at Hastings Street and Monroe, employing 200 men… read more >
Remembering the Famous Dodge Brothers, a Brief History
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