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Nebraska Historical Markers
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Nebraska is full of historical markers and they are a good way to learn a bit of history. The purpose of the historical marker program is to create awareness of historically significant and interesting sites in the state and to entertain travelers.
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Nebraska Historical MarkersVerges Park

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Verges Park Historical Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Biker Ozzy

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/16/2008

last visited: 6/11/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersMeridian Highway: From Canada to Mexico

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Meridian Highway built on the Sixth Principle Meridian now spans over 17,000 miles from Canada to the southern tip of South America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 9/4/2006

last visited: 1/7/2012

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Nebraska Historical MarkersBATTLE CREEK

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Site of the end of the Pawnee War of 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 5/19/2008

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Nebraska Historical MarkersThe Skala Timber House

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Site of a Czech-American culture home built in 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 5/19/2008

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Nebraska Historical MarkersOld Willow Creek Bridge

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Willow Creek Bridge is a 34-foot steel span bridge fabricated in 1913 originally spanned the Willow Creek southwest of Pierce.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 9/4/2006

last visited: 1/7/2012

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Nebraska Historical MarkersGilman Park

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Gilman Park is a 50 acre park in Pierce, and includes an extensive and beautiful arboretum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 9/4/2006

last visited: 4/29/2008

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Nebraska Historical MarkersSTANTON COUNTY

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First farms homesteaded in Stanton County near here in 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/16/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersWayne

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Wayne Historical Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Biker Ozzy

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/11/2008

last visited: never

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Nebraska Historical MarkersNeligh's Favorite

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Site of the stable and burial place of the famous pacer horse Shade On

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 5/19/2008

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Nebraska Historical MarkersPonca Trail of Tears ~ White Buffalo Girl

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Tragic 1877 removal of the Ponca Tribe from their homeland on the Niobrara to Indian Territory in present day Oklahoma resulted in many deaths, including the White Buffalo Girl.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/19/2006

last visited: 7/1/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersNeligh Mill Bridge

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Neligh Mill Bridge built in 1910 over the Elkhorn River aided farm-to-market commerce with the Neligh Mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/19/2006

last visited: 8/22/2005

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Nebraska Historical MarkersNeligh Mills

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Neligh Mill built on the Elkhorn is a symbol of Nebraska's agricultural history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/19/2006

last visited: 8/23/2005

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Nebraska Historical MarkersAlfred Maximilian Gruenther, 1899-1983 # 431

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Alfred Maximilian Gruenther, four-star general in the U.S. Army, was born in Platte Center, Nebraska.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Biker Ozzy

location: Nebraska

date approved: 3/19/2010

last visited: never

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Nebraska Historical MarkersDeWitt Historical Site

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DeWitt Historical site

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Biker Ozzy

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/12/2008

last visited: 9/2/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersLogan Fontenelle

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Logan Fontenelle, Chief of the Omaha Tribe, was from Bellevue, and signed the 1854 Treaty, in Washington, D.C. in 1854.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 9/4/2006

last visited: 8/25/2006

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Nebraska Historical MarkersST. EDWARD

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The Pawnee Indians, whose permanent earthlodge villages were a few miles to the south, claimed this area for hunting, fishing, and trapping.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 5/10/2008

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Nebraska Historical MarkersHartington, Home of two Nebraska Governors

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The Marker, located by the Cedar County Historical Museum, honors two of Nebraska's governors who came from Hartington.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/11/2008

last visited: never

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Nebraska Historical MarkersCedar County

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This marker, located in front of the Cedar County Nebraska courthouse relates history of the county.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/11/2008

last visited: never

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Nebraska Historical MarkersAGRICULTURAL PARK

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On June 3, 1941. On that date, a non-profit organization was formed for the purpose of "encouraging improvement in all things pertaining to agriculture, industry, merchandising, domestic science and good citizenship in Platte County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 4/25/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersTHE NORTH BROTHERS

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William F. Cody, "Buffalo Bill," later Frank North's ranching partner, first became associated with him in the campaign which culminated with the battle of Summit Springs, 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 4/25/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersTHE VILLASUR EXPEDITION - 1720

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Site of the 1770 massacre of the Spanish Villasur expedition was the deepest official penetration of the Great Plains by Spanish explorers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 10/5/2003

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Nebraska Historical MarkersNorth Branch Oregon Trail

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Memorial to Early Pioneers by Platte County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 4/26/2008

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Nebraska Historical MarkersAndrew Jackson Higgins (1886-1952)

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Andrew Jackson Higgins, designer and manufacturer of World War 11 landing craft known as "Higgins boats," was born August 28, 1886, at Columbus, Nebraska.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 6/2/2008

last visited: 4/28/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersWebster # 430

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Marker about an old community.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Biker Ozzy

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/26/2009

last visited: never

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Nebraska Historical MarkersPraire States Forestry Project # 296

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Historical marker telling about The Prairie States Forestry Project that was initiated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Biker Ozzy

location: Nebraska

date approved: 4/27/2009

last visited: never

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