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Kelly Lake in Hibbing in Saint Louis County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Birthplace of Greyhound Lines

 
 
Birthplace of Greyhound Lines Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 28, 2007
1. Birthplace of Greyhound Lines Marker
Inscription.  It was in Hibbing, during 1914, that the Greyhound Bus System, through its predecessor company, first began operation.
 
Erected 1953 by Greyhound Corporation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
 
Location. 47° 26.3′ N, 92° 56.373′ W. Marker is in Hibbing, Minnesota, in Saint Louis County. It is in Kelly Lake. Marker can be reached from Greyhound Boulevard/3rd Avenue East, 0.2 miles north of 13th Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is at the entrance to the Greyhound Bus Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1201 Greyhound Blvd, Hibbing MN 55747, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The “Hup” (here, next to this marker); Train Depot / Street Car Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Finnish Workers Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Business District (approx. half a mile away); Frank Hibbing (approx. half a mile away); Schools (approx. half a mile away);
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Moving the Town (approx. half a mile away); Carnegie Library (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hibbing.
 
Also see . . .
1. Greyhound Bus Museum. (Submitted on September 30, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.)
2. Greyhound was born in Hibbing. (Submitted on September 30, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.)
 
Additional keywords. Andrew Anderson Carl Wickman Greyhound Bus Museum
 
Birthplace of Greyhound Lines Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 28, 2007
2. Birthplace of Greyhound Lines Marker
Birthplace of Greyhound Lines Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 28, 2007
3. Birthplace of Greyhound Lines Markers
Greyhound Bus Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 28, 2007
4. Greyhound Bus Museum
First Route image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 28, 2007
5. First Route
The cost was 15 cents one way, round trip for 25 cents.
Buses on Display image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 28, 2007
6. Buses on Display
1927 White image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 28, 2007
7. 1927 White
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,744 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 30, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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