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Marker Monday: The Ponca Tribe

  Location:  89101 522 Ave, Niobrara, Knox County, Nebraska; 42.750804, -98.06448 Marker Text: This has been the homeland of the Ponca Indians ...

Marker Monday: The Blizzard of 1888

One of the most spectacular and harrowing events in Nebraska history: the blizzard of January 12, 1888. (more…)

Marker Monday: Courthouse and Jail Rocks

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past.  Today, we're focusing on a pair of famous landmarks of ...

Marker Monday: The Seedling Mile

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today, our focus is a preserved section of the Lincoln Highway. ...

Welcome to Marker Mondays!

In honor of Nebraska's historical markers, the History Nebraska blog is instituting Marker Mondays. Each Monday, we will feature one of our state's historical markers, ...

Marker Monday: Mayhew Cabin, 1855

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we're focusing on one of Nebraska's oldest structures, one ...

Marker Monday: Court House Rock, Chimney Rock and Scott’s Bluffs

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we're focusing on the North Platte Valley's trio of beautiful ...

Marker Monday: Kearney – Fort Kearny

Marker Location Interstate 80, Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska; 40.670663, -99.15709. View this marker's location. Marker Text For the next fifty miles ...

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