Packer Heritage Trail Marker 1: Packers Heritage Trail

Erected 2012 by Packers Heritage Trail Foundation
Sponsored by Bay Verte Realty Co.
Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin
44° 31.076′ N, 88° 1.082′ W

The Packers Heritage Trail was designed as a self-guided walking tour past a treasure trove of landmarks that played a big part in the history of the Green Bay Packers from Curly Lambeau's era through Vince Lombardi's.

During those 50 years, from 1919 to 1968, the Packers cut their teeth as a sandlot football team, joined what became the National Football League, and not only miraculously survived in its smallest city but won a record 11 league championships.

That period in their history will forever make the Packers unique among NFL franchises. What's more, they became a community property during that time and developed a lasting love affair with their loyal fans. The Packer Heritage Trail preserves both storylines by weaving the history of the team with that of the community through visual and written narrative.

Creation of the Packer Heritage Trail was spearheaded by Green Bay native and longtime sportswriter Cliff Christl and his wife, Shirley Christl. With the generous help of others, it opened in 2012 with the Neville Public Museum serving as the starting point. The trail also includes the Packing Plant Spur and the Lambeau-Lombardi Spur, which lead to other sites with historical ties to the early Packers.
The marker is located near the entrance to Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54303.

See also, Brown County: Packers Heritage Trail and Packers Heritage Trail Map, for a complete list of markers and their locations.

See also, Packers Heritage Trail Map, also at this location.

The official website of the World Champion Packers

 A beautiful location on the Fox River.

See also, Packers Heritage Trail Map, also at this location.

 The marker is near the entrance to the Neville Public Museum.

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