Green Bay in Brown County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Packers Office Building
Packers Heritage Trail
Curly Lambeau was the first coach to have his office here in what was his final season with the Packers, and Vince Lombardi was the last. Lombardi worked here during his first four seasons as coach.
The Packers' ticket office occupied the front part of the first floor while the coaches worked at different times in either the basement or on the second floor. When Lombardi took charge in 1959, he remodeled the interior and moved into an office in the back of the first floor.
The mood in the building also changed drastically. This was where quarterback Bart Starr experienced his famous epiphany soon after meeting Lombardi for the first time. During a break in a meeting, he rushed to a pay phone and called his wife Cherry in Alabama and told her, "Honey, were going to begin to win."
Constructed in 1914, the building was home to the Marvin Store through the 1930s. The Marvin Store sold groceries and general
Don & Clare Zakowski and Family
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1949.
Location. 44° 30.642′ N, 88° 1.102′ W. Marker is in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in Brown County. Marker is at the intersection of Crooks Street and South Washington Street, on the right when traveling west on Crooks Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 321 S Washington St, Green Bay WI 54301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Freimann Hotel Building (a few steps from this marker); Milwaukee Road Passenger Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Milwaukee Road Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Augustin de Langlade (within shouting distance of this marker); James H. Flatley, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Vice Admiral James H. Flatley Jr. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Influence of the Fur Trade (about 400 feet away); Elks Club (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Green Bay.
Also see . . . Packers Heritage Trail. (Submitted on June 17, 2012, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona.)
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