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Marker Monday: B-17G Flying Fortress and P-47D Thunderbolt Crash, 1944

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on a tragic story of a training exercise gone ...

Marker Monday: General Custer in Nebraska

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today, we're focusing on someone many Nebraskans recognize: General ...

Marker Monday: Ward Bond’s Boyhood Home

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on the childhood home of Ward Bond, an actor who ...

Marker Monday: William Henry Jackson, 1843-1942

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on William Henry Jackson, a photographer and explorer ...

Marker Monday: Nebraska School for the Deaf

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on the Nebraska School for the Deaf, established in ...

Marker Monday: Historic Prospect Hill – Omaha’s Pioneer Cemetery

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on Omaha's Prospect Hill Cemetery, which has a ...

Marker Monday: Webster

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we remember the community of Webster, Nebraska. Our marker ...

Marker Monday: Dodge County Poor Farm

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on the Dodge County Poor Farm, which helped provide ...

Marker Monday: The Tobin Indian Raid

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today's marker describes one instance of the conflicts that arose ...

Marker Monday: Tonwantonga

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today, we focus on the site of the Omaha village of Tonwantonga, ...

Marker Monday: George E. Johnson

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments, places, and people in our state's past. Today we focus on George E. Johnson, namesake of Johnson ...

Marker Monday: 1887 Barracks Row

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today's subject is the Barracks Row at Fort Robinson, built during ...

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