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Marker Monday: Scout’s Rest

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on Scouts Rest in North Platte, originally built as a ...

Marker Monday: US Post Office and Courthouse

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on one of the first Lincoln buildings listed on the ...

Marker Monday: Lincoln’s Emergence as an Aviation Center

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on Lincoln's time as a hub of plane manufacturing and ...

Marker Monday: Lewis and Clark Campsite

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Lewis and Clark's journey west included a stint in Nebraska. While ...

Marker Monday: Maginnis Irrigation Flume

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on one of many irrigation flumes constructed by the ...

Marker Monday: Boot Hill

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. The first people buried at Boot Hill were a mother and child, but ...

Marker Monday: Dobytown

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past.  Today we focus on the Dobytown, a frontier town that catered ...

Marker Monday: The Smith Limekiln and Limestone House

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on the Smith Limekiln, one of the last remnants of ...

Marker Monday: Deep Well Irrigation

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. When the Dust Bowl hit the midwest, one of the things that helped ...

Marker Monday: Culbertson

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we're focusing Culbertson, Nebraska, the original county seat ...

Marker Monday: The Grand Duke Alexis

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we're focusing a moment of international connection when the ...

The Long Journey Of White Fox

In 1874, a Pawnee man named White Fox died from disease while traveling in Sweden. Tragically, his remains didn't make it back home for over a century thanks to the ...

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