Nebraska Historical Markers

Location: 400-498 N Saunders Ave, Sutton, Clay County, Nebraska; 40.610008, -97.85935

Location: Camp Norwesca Rd, Nebraska National Forest, Chadron, Dawes County, Nebraska; 42.708256, -103.0085.

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight the important stories in our state's past. 

Today, we're focusing on a sad story: the death of White Buffalo Girl during the forced removal of the Ponca from their homeland and the promise that the people of Neligh made to her father, Black Elk.

 

Marker Location 


2014-2232 Dodge St, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska;

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Welcome to Marker Monday! Each Monday we will feature one of Nebraska’s hundreds of historical markers. If you’d like to see a specific marker featured, send an email to jill.dolberg@nebraska.gov.

Welcome to Marker Monday! Each Monday we will feature one of Nebraska’s hundreds of historical markers. If you’d like to see a specific marker featured, send an email to jill.dolberg@nebraska.gov. Spring planting is well under way, so it's fitting we recognize some of Nebraska's first farmers - the Pawnee.

 

To learn more about Dr. Picotte's remarkable life, check out the April 2010 issue of Nebraska History News. This guide to our extensive archival collection of La Flesche family materials should also prove helpful.

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