Bruce V. Richman arrived at Buffalo Rill Ranch in North Platte wearing his Buffalo Bill gear, thinking he would be doing a presentation for a school group as he has regularly for the past 20 years. But on this pleasant fall day, a rider on a black horse galloped to the house firing his six shooter and yelling at Buffalo Bill to get on the porch for an award. Huh?
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today's focus is one of Nebraska's smallest schoolhouses that served Furnas County for 39 years before closing.
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past.
Today, we're focusing on a marker in Big Springs, which commemorates the first and greatest robbery of a Union Pacific train.