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Is There a Beaver Crossing Nebraska?

Entrance to ford of Beaver Creek at the archeological site
Entrance to ford of Beaver Creek at the archeological site.

Beaver Crossing, in Seward County, was a road ranch along the Nebraska City Cut-Off from 1862-1871.  The site was excavated in 2005-2006 and Nolan was an assistant on the dig.  Listen and learn about the role this settlement played in travel on the trail and discover the unique archeological features of this site.

Fenian button unearthed at the site
 
Fenian button and ceramic plate uncovered at the site.
Beaver Crossing plate

 

 –Nolan Johnson, Archeologist

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