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Hamilton County Courthouse

This building is Hamilton County’s third courthouse.

Capitol Hill

This site on Capitol Hill was for a decade the location of Nebraska’s second territorial capitol.

St. Wenceslaus of Warsaw

The cemetery was established in 1876, one year after the first settlers of the Czech club “Slovania” arrived in the Warsaw vicinity. 

Named for Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton in 1862, Jacob Hoffman and Francis Scott filed the first homestead applications in the county on November 18, 1865.

St John's Lutheran

German Lutheran families began settling in the rich valley of the North Fork of the Elkhorn River in 1969.

The Armour and Company Icehouse historical marker

The Armour and Company Icehouse was built in 1897-98 northwest of Memphis, Nebraska.

Tornado Hill

Seven tornadoes struck Grand Island and surrounding areas on the night of June 3, 1980.

Mari Sandoz

This is the country of Mari Sandoz--historian, novelist, teacher--who brought its history and its people to life in her many books, articles and stories.

Irish Capital of Nebraska

O'Neill, proclaimed the Irish Capital of Nebraska by the Governor in 1969.

DeWitty-An African American Settlement

Spread out along the North Loup River west of here, DeWitty, later known as Audacious, was the largest and longest-lasting African American settlement in rural Nebraska. 

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