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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. 

Opening the Sandhills Marker

The first ranch in this area was set up on the Niobrara River about five miles south of here in 1877.

Chartered as a Land-Grant institution by the first regular session of the State Legislature on February 15, 1869, the University opened its doors to 20 collegiate students and 110 preparatory school pupils on September 7, 1871.

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

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