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Marker Monday: Nebraska’s Flying Doctor

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on Dr. Frank Brewster of Beaver City and how he ...

Marker Monday: The Battle of Blue Water

Location 19568-19570 Nebraska 92 Scenic, Lewellen, Garden County, Nebraska Marker Text On September 3, 1855, the U.S. Army's 600-man Sioux Expedition, commanded by ...

Marker Monday: The Pebble Creek Fight

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight moments and places in our state's past. Today we're focusing on a skirmish between a group of Lakota Sioux and white ...

Marker Monday: The Sage Brothers

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight moments and places in our state's past. Today we're focusing on the tragic tale of three brothers from Niobrara who ...

Marker Monday: The Lewis-Syford House

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight moments and places in our state's past.  Today we focus on a Lincoln landmark and the oldest remaining building on ...

Marker Monday: Fort McPherson (2)

Location 2601-2613 N Buffalo Bill Ave, North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska Marker Text The fort near here was established on the Oregon Trail on the south side of ...

Marker Monday: Fort McPherson

Location S Jackson Rd, Maxwell, Lincoln County, Nebraska Marker Text The fort was established on the Oregon Trail on the south side of the Platte River in October ...

Marker Monday: Genoa, 1857-1859

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on the founding of Genoa, a town settled by Mormons but that was ...

Marker Monday: Holdrege Silt Loam – The Nebraska State Soil

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight moments and places in our state's past. Today we turn our gaze down in order to appreciate the 1.8 million acres of our ...

Marker Monday: Winnebago Scouts

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight moments and places in our state's past. Today, we focus on a marker dedicated to the roughly 75 members of the Winnebago ...

Marker Monday: The Death of Marshal Suverkrubbe

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past.  Today we focus on this marker in Fort Calhoun commemorating ...

Marker Monday: Rushville

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past.  Today we focus on Rushville, which began life two miles north ...

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