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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 MarkersMonument to Pioneers - Garden County, NE

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Monument to Pioneers erected in 1931 By Garden County, NE

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/31/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersTHE BATTLE OF BLUE WATER

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On September 3, 1855, the U.S. Army's 600-man Sioux Expedition, attacked and destroyed a Lakota village located three miles north on Blue Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/22/2005

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Nebraska Historical MarkersJOHN HOLLMAN GRAVE

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Only seven identifiable graves remain of an estimated at least 20,000 persons died on the overland trail. This averages ten graves per mile over the 2,000 mile trail.

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 MarkersNARCISSA WHITMAN

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In 1836 Narcissa Whitman and Eliza Spalding, following the north side of the Platte on horseback, became the first white women to cross the American continent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/22/2005

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Nebraska Historical MarkersPole Creek Pony Express Station

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A Historical Marker for Pole Creek No. 3 Station for the Pony Express in 1860 and 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member earthrooster

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 9/18/2014

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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 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 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.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/28/2009

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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 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 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 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 MarkersFORT MITCHELL, 1864-1867

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Fort built during the Indian Wars near Scotts Bluff, NE

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/22/2005

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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 MarkersSioux Army Depot Historical Marker

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This is a roadside marker with a description of the Sioux Army Depot which was in operation from 23 March 1942 until 30 June 1967.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member earthrooster

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/12/2008

last visited: 6/15/2021

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Nebraska Historical MarkersPawnee Villages

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The marker, telling history of the Pawnee tribe, is near the location of their last earthlodge villages.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/12/2008

last visited: 2/5/2009

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Nebraska Historical MarkersIndian trail, exploration and migration route

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This is a stone marker placed on an old Indian trail route which was used by early explorers and by western emigrants.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/12/2008

last visited: 4/16/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersThe Logan Creek Site

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The maker describes an important archaeological site located near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/12/2008

last visited: 9/3/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersWinnebago Scouts

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The marker , which stands on the Winnebago reservation, relates history of the tribe.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/12/2008

last visited: 12/22/2016

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Nebraska Historical MarkersCombs School

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The marker relates the history of an early school which operated near this location for over a hundred years.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/11/2008

last visited: never

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Nebraska Historical MarkersTerritorial Church

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The marker stands in Dakota City, by one of the oldest churches in Nebraska.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/11/2008

last visited: 3/13/2012

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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 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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