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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 MarkersRobidoux Trading Post - Gering, NE

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This marker is near one of two sites where Joseph Robiouux III established trading posts in the 1850s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Nebraska

date approved: 10/25/2016

last visited: never

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Memorial honoring the Robedeaux (also spelled Robidoux) family and explorers who traveled the Oregon and California Trails.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Nebraska

date approved: 10/28/2016

last visited: never

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Nebraska Historical MarkersOregon Trail Memorial - Gering, NE

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Memorial honoring all trail travelers who died on the trail.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 11/3/2014

last visited: never

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Nebraska Historical MarkersRobidoux Pass - Gering, NE

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Robidoux Pass is a gap passing through the Wildcat Hills near Scottsbluff, Nebraska. The gap was on the route of the historic Oregon or Emigrant Trail.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 10/24/2016

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Bronze tablet located at the site of the reconstructed trading post. This is the Carter Canyon location mentioned on WMTB0D.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Nebraska

date approved: 10/28/2016

last visited: never

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Nebraska Historical MarkersFORT MITCHELL, 1864-1867

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Fort built during the Indian Wars near Scotts Bluff, NE

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/22/2005

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Nebraska Historical MarkersOregon Trail -- Scotts Bluff National Monument, Gering NE

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A grey granite historic marker placed by the State of Nebraska in 1912, this is also the third of four historic markers along the interpretive trail at Scotts Bluff National Monument

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Nebraska

date approved: 2/6/2014

last visited: 5/23/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersThe Bullwhackers -- Scotts Bluff National Monument, Gering NE

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The historic marker at the end of the interprestive trail along the Oregon Trail at Scotts Bluff National Monument

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Nebraska

date approved: 2/6/2014

last visited: 9/23/2014

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Nebraska Historical MarkersTraces of the Trail -- Scotts Bluff National Monument, Gering NE

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The second of four historic markers on the interpretive trail at Scotts Bluff National Monument, Gering NE.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Nebraska

date approved: 2/6/2014

last visited: 6/23/2015

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Nebraska Historical MarkersThe Oregon Trail -- Scotts Bluff National Monument, Gering NE

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The first of four historic markers on the Scotts Bluff National Monument interpretive trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Nebraska

date approved: 2/6/2014

last visited: 7/8/2017

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Nebraska Historical MarkersRebecca Winters # 21

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Pioneer Grave.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Biker Ozzy

location: Nebraska

date approved: 3/19/2010

last visited: 5/5/2007

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Nebraska Historical Markers"THE GREAT SMOKE"

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Site of 1851 peace pipe smoke out for the purpose of making a treaty between the Plains Indian Tribes and the American Government.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/22/2005

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Nebraska Historical MarkersTHE HORSE CREEK TREATY

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Treaty of 1851 that established damages at $50,000.00 per year for 50 years caused by immigrants migrating through Indian Lands along the Oregon Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/22/2005

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Nebraska Historical MarkersTHE HORSE CREEK TREATY - MAP

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Map of the Horse Creek Treaty signing site signed September 17, 1851.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/22/2005

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Nebraska Historical MarkersRoad to Zion

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70,000 Mormons passed by here between 1840s to 1860s on their way to their new Zion in Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 5/25/2018

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Nebraska Historical MarkersStateline Island

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Once an Island in the North Platte River, was the site of a water diversion project begun in 1887 for irrigation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/28/2009

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Nebraska Historical MarkersMormon Pioneer Trail - The Rapture of Spring

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Early Mormon pioneers camp near here and explore the "Ancient Bluff Ruins" scenic horizon to the northwest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/31/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersChimney Rock

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Landmark for early mountain men and later to pioneers and settlers rising 470 feet skyward along the Great Plate River Valley Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 6/1/2019

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Nebraska Historical MarkersMormon Pioneer Trail - Halfway to Zion

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Chimney Rock was the psychological halfway on the long trek to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake. From this site, you will have a grand view of Chimney Rock and the North Platte River Valley on the Mormon and Oregon Trails.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 7/28/2016

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Nebraska Historical MarkersCamp Clarke Bridge And Sidney-Black Hills Trail

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This 1876 Bridge was built to improve the trail from the Union Pacific Railroad at Sidney, NE to the gold mining towns in the Black Hills.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 11/9/2019

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Nebraska Historical MarkersCamp Clarke And Pony Express

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Quick Turnout West of Bridgeport Nebraska off of State Highway 92.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member StarBrand

location: Nebraska

date approved: 6/6/2006

last visited: 11/9/2019

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Nebraska Historical MarkersBridgeport, Nebraska - "Trail City, USA"

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Nebraska historical marker commemorating Bridgeport and the many wagon trails which passed through the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 11/9/2019

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Nebraska Historical MarkersNo. 79 - Mormon Pioneer Camp

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Historical marker located north of Bridgeport along US 385 commemorating a camp along the Mormon Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 6/19/2016

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Nebraska Historical MarkersMaginnis Irrigation Flume

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Located west of Kimball on US 30 at the remnants of the flume.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Nebraska

date approved: 10/11/2015

last visited: 11/8/2015

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Nebraska Historical MarkersCourthouse and Jailhouse Rocks

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The marker stands by Rt 88 at the side road leading to two famous natural landmarks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 6/12/2008

last visited: 2/15/2020

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