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

Schools

 
 
Schools Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 28, 2007
1. Schools Marker
Inscription.  Education was very important to the new immigrants. They wanted their children to have an education that they were unable to have.

From small schools in the early years to bigger and better schools such as the Lincoln High School that was on this site with its gym and swimming pool, to the Washington and Jefferson Elementary Schools two blocks to the north, the dream of a good education system for their children was fulfilled.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
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); Frank Hibbing (here, next to this marker); Carnegie Library
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(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. North Hibbing
 
Schools Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 28, 2007
2. Schools Marker
Looking northeast, this was the site of Lincoln High School before the nearby open pit mine expanded. The mine is located just beyond the marker (both to the north and east).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,488 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 5, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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