The Birthplace Home of Earl "Curly" Lambeau

The Birthplace Home of Earl "Curly" Lambeau (HMQ41)

Location: Green Bay, WI 54302 Brown County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 30.789', W 87° 59.655'

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Built in 1868, this example of mid-19th century architecture is one of the oldest homes on its original foundation with its original exterior.

On April 9, 1898, two residents of this home, Marcel and Mary Lambeau, gave birth to their first child, Earl "Curly" Lambeau. Curly went on to star in football at Green Bay East High School, located just 5 blocks from this spot. He then briefly attended Notre Dame University in 1918, scoring the first touchdown ever for Motre Dame's first year football coach, Knute Rockne.

In August 1919, Curly and George Calhoun co-founded a football team that became the Green Bay Packers. Chosen as captain before the first practice, Lambeau played for the Packers through 1929 and coached them through 1949. He won a record six NFL championship, including a record three straight from 1929 - 1931. Both records remain unsurpassed.

Lambeau died on June 1, 1965. Shortly thereafter, Lambeau Field, the longest continually occupied NFL stadium, was named after him. Lambeau Field is widely regarded as the most famous venue in the National Football League.
HM NumberHMQ41
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 3:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 420977 N 4929350
Decimal Degrees44.51315000, -87.99425000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 30.789', W 87° 59.655'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 30' 47.34" N, 87° 59' 39.30" W
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Area Code(s)920
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 625-659 N Irwin Ave, Green Bay WI 54302, US
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