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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 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.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 9/4/2006

last visited: 8/25/2006

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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

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 5/19/2008

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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.

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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.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/19/2006

last visited: 8/23/2005

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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.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/19/2006

last visited: 7/1/2007

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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.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 5/10/2008

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Nebraska Historical MarkersThe Skala Timber House

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

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 5/19/2008

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Nebraska Historical MarkersBATTLE CREEK

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Site of the end of the Pawnee War of 1859.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 5/19/2008

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Nebraska Historical MarkersAviation Pioneers, The Savidge Brothers

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Aviation Pioneers along US Hwy 275 near the city park on the SE of Ewing, NE

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/19/2006

last visited: 8/23/2005

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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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Nebraska Historical MarkersMormon Pioneer Campsite - Nance County, NE

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This marker is along the Mormon Trail at the site of campsites used by these brave pioneers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 11/20/2007

last visited: 6/23/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersVerges Park

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Verges Park Historical Marker

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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.

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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.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 9/4/2006

last visited: 4/29/2008

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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.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 9/4/2006

last visited: 1/7/2012

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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 MarkersChalk Mine

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Historical Marker at Happy Jack Chalk Mine

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Biker Ozzy

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/17/2008

last visited: 10/7/2008

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Nebraska Historical MarkersU. S. Highway 281

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U. S. Highway extends from Canada to Mexico. On 30 March 1960, U.S. 281 was formally dedicated as the national "American Legion Memorial Highway."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 3/21/2007

last visited: 7/28/2009

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Nebraska Historical MarkersEvelyn Sharp Historical Marker

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Evelyn Sharp Historical Marker

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Biker Ozzy

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/17/2008

last visited: never

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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 MarkersO'Neill

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O'Neill HM east of the City of O'Neill, NE along US Hwy 275 about 3 miles.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/19/2006

last visited: 8/23/2005

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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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