Mankato in Blue Earth County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
In 1879, Hubbard established the Hubbard Milling Company, the largest flourmill in southern Minnesota. He died on a Chicago business trip in 1905.
The Hubbard family continued to live in the home until their daughter, Mary Esther, sold it to the Blue Earth County Historical Society in 1938. The City of Mankato assumed the deed under an agreement to maintain it as a historic house museum. The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
Erected 2009 by the Blue Earth County Historical Society.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 606 South Broad Street, Mankato MN 56001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lorin & Lulu Cray Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sinclair Lewis House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ho-Chunk / Winnebago (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dakota (Sioux) Memorial – 1862 (approx. half a mile away); Washington Park / Fourth Street Route Depot Grounds (approx. 0.6 miles away); Highland Park (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mankato.
Also see . . .
1. Hubbard House History. Blue Earth County Historical Society. (Submitted on June 28, 2013.)
2. Renesselaer D. Hubbard House. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 28, 2013.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 467 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 28, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.