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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 MarkersHeartwell Park Historic District

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The Heartwell Park Historic District is significant as an example of a planned residential development.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 7/7/2019

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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 MarkersNorth Branch Oregon Trail

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Memorial to Early Pioneers by Platte County.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 4/26/2008

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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.

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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.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 10/5/2003

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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.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 4/25/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersButler County - Savannah - Shinn's Ferry

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Site of the original county seat of Butler County and Shinn's Ferry across the Platte River.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 2/1/2008

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Nebraska Historical MarkersSHINN'S FERRY

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Moses Shinn and his son Dick began operating Shinn's Ferry across the Platte in 1859.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 2/1/2008

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Nebraska Historical MarkersTHE NORTH BOTTOMS

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The North Bottoms neighborhood was settled by Germans from Russia beginning in the 1870s.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/21/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersThe Old 10th Street Viaduct

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Rails and posts at this site are remnants of the bridge over the railroad tracts at 10th Street.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/21/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersPERSHING RIFLES

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General John J. Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces to Europe in World War I, was Professor of Military Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 5/13/2012

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Nebraska Historical MarkersSAUNDERS COUNTY

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Route of the Ox-Bow Trail running from Nebraska City to Fort Kearny in Oto Indian Territory was organized as a county in 1867.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 8/22/2005

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Nebraska Historical MarkersOverland Emigrant Trails

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Oregon Trail marker through Fremont, NE to Oregon, California, Utah, and Colorado

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/17/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersMorman Trail 1847 - Military Road 1856

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First Children of Dodge County Settlers on 12 July 1856

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/17/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersTHE GREAT PLATTE RIVER ROUTE WEST

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The north bank of the Platte River, from the 1830's through the 1860's, served as a major overland route to the West.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 5/23/2009

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Nebraska Historical MarkersSTANTON COUNTY

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First farms homesteaded in Stanton County near here in 1865.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 4/16/2007

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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 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 MarkersBob Devaney - Tom Osborne

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Never before in major college football history have two coaches won in excess of 100 games each in 22 consecutive years.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 7/22/2014

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Nebraska Historical MarkersThe Nebraska State Historical Society

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Nebraska State Historical Society building on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 5/16/2010

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Nebraska Historical MarkersThe Lone Tree

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Largest tree from Omaha to Denver.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/14/2008

last visited: 1/13/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersThe Big Spring

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Spring used by Plains Indians for centuries was disovered by Oregon Trail pioneers.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/14/2008

last visited: 9/2/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersWaterman Sod House

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Sod house built about 1886 and lived in until 1989!

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/14/2008

last visited: 1/12/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersSAM BASS AND THE BIG SPRINGS ROBBERY

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Sam Bass and his gang robbed the Union Pacific train of $60,000 on September 18, 1877.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/14/2008

last visited: 1/12/2013

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