Kelly Lake near Hibbing in Saint Louis County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
He recognized the possibilities of iron ore further to the west.
"I believe there's iron ore under me, my bones feel rusty and chilly," said Mr. Hibbing and he proceeded to purchase land leases.
One of the first things he did was to plot out a townsite. The townsite was incorporated on August 15, 1893 and named Hibbing.
(Photo caption) 1912 – Hibbing at its Finest.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
Location. 47° 26.696′ N, 92° 56.39′ W. Marker is near Hibbing, Minnesota, in Saint Louis County. It is in Kelly Lake. Marker is on Lincoln Street east of 2nd Avenue North, on the left when traveling east. Marker can be reached from Greyhound Boulevard/3rd Avenue East. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hibbing MN 55746, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Moving the Town (here, next to this marker); Business District (here, next to this marker); Schools (here, next to this marker); Carnegie Library (here, next to this marker); Oliver Club (here, next to this marker); Finnish Workers Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Oliver Mining Co. Headquarters / Oliver Shop Laboratory (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Train Depot / Street Car Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hibbing.
Additional keywords. Old North Hibbing
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 2,358 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.