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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 signs. Roadside signs, city signs and the state signs showing Nebraska history.

For information of Nebraska Historical Markers and what the majority look like please visit: (visit link)
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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 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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/19/2006

last visited: 7/1/2007

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/19/2006

last visited: 8/23/2005

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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 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'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 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 MarkersO'Neill ~ Irish Capital of Nebraska

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The Irish were the major immigrant group contributing to the settlement of Nebraska. The foremost colony in this State is O'Neill, proclaimed the Irish Capital of Nebraska by the Governor in 1969.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 3/21/2007

last visited: 8/25/2012

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Nebraska Historical MarkersPonca Indians

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The marker relates history of the Poncas and the tribe's most famous member, Chief Standing Bear.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/11/2008

last visited: never

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Nebraska Historical MarkersThe Sage Brothers

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The marker, in Niobrara Nebraska, honors three brothers who were casualties of the VietNam War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/11/2008

last visited: never

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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 MarkersLewis and Clark Campsite 2 September 1804

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Lewis and Clark Campsite 2 September 1804

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/15/2006

last visited: 5/15/2006

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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 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 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 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 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 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 MarkersFrom Dinosaurs to a Prarie Dog

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Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail - During Pvt. George Shannon's 16 day ordeal the Corps discovered many things.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: Nebraska

date approved: 7/16/2006

last visited: 5/13/2006

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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: 1/2/2016

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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: 1/2/2016

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Nebraska Historical MarkersHistoric Missouri Valley

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Lewis and Clarks travels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Nebraska

date approved: 6/30/2006

last visited: 1/8/2012

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Nebraska Historical MarkersScenic Missouri Valley

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Very nice view of the Missouri Valley looking towards Yankton SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Nebraska

date approved: 6/29/2006

last visited: 1/8/2012

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Nebraska Historical MarkersMeridian Highway

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In 1911 a plan was drafted for a highway paralleling the sixth principal meridian from Canada to Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: Nebraska

date approved: 7/16/2006

last visited: 1/8/2012

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