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Location

Rural U.S. 20, Harrison, Stanton County, Nebraska View this marker's location 42.019421, -97.12748

 

Location:  Nebraska Highway 41, north of Milligan, Fillmore County, Nebraska; 40.510226, -97.38521

Location

751-799 McCall St, Lodgepole, Cheyenne County, Nebraska

View this marker's location 41.148847, -102.6349

During World War II, a prisoner-of-war internment camp was located directly north of here. The camp had its beginning in a request by the Holdrege New Industries Committee for a federal conscientious-objector camp to help relieve the severe war-time farm labor shortage. Instead, a prisoner-of-war camp was built. Planning for the camp began in June, 1943.

The Armour and Company Icehouse historical marker

The Armour and Company Icehouse historical marker

Location


Rural Alton St, Memphis, Saunders County, Nebraska

View this marker's location: 41.097951, -96.43680

Historical marker with ruins of potash plant in the background.

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. 

Today, we're focusing on Antioch, the Nebraska ghost town that was once one of the most important potash-producing regions in the nation.

Early settlers worried that the so-called Ionia volcano would destroy its namesake town. It nearly did, but with a flood rather than an eruption.

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today's subject is the Discovery Oil Well, which marks the spot of the first successful oil well in western Nebraska, ending 60 years of failure.

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