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Nebraska is full of historical markers and they are a good way to learn a bit of history. The purpose of the historical marker program is to create awareness of historically significant and interesting sites in the state and to entertain travelers.
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Nebraska Historical MarkersBATTLE CREEK

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Site of the end of the Pawnee War of 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 5/19/2008

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Nebraska Historical MarkersBob Devaney - Tom Osborne

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Never before in major college football history have two coaches won in excess of 100 games each in 22 consecutive years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 7/22/2014

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Nebraska Historical MarkersThe Nebraska State Historical Society

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Nebraska State Historical Society building on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 5/16/2010

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Nebraska Historical MarkersThe Lone Tree

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Largest tree from Omaha to Denver.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/14/2008

last visited: 1/13/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersThe Big Spring

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Spring used by Plains Indians for centuries was disovered by Oregon Trail pioneers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/14/2008

last visited: 9/2/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersWaterman Sod House

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Sod house built about 1886 and lived in until 1989!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/14/2008

last visited: 1/12/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersSAM BASS AND THE BIG SPRINGS ROBBERY

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Sam Bass and his gang robbed the Union Pacific train of $60,000 on September 18, 1877.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/14/2008

last visited: 1/12/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersMonument to Pioneers - Garden County, NE

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Monument to Pioneers erected in 1931 By Garden County, NE

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/31/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersTHE BATTLE OF BLUE WATER

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On September 3, 1855, the U.S. Army's 600-man Sioux Expedition, attacked and destroyed a Lakota village located three miles north on Blue Creek.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersJOHN HOLLMAN GRAVE

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Only seven identifiable graves remain of an estimated at least 20,000 persons died on the overland trail. This averages ten graves per mile over the 2,000 mile trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/28/2009

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Nebraska Historical MarkersMormon Pioneer Trail - The Rapture of Spring

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Early Mormon pioneers camp near here and explore the "Ancient Bluff Ruins" scenic horizon to the northwest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/31/2007

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Nebraska Historical MarkersNARCISSA WHITMAN

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In 1836 Narcissa Whitman and Eliza Spalding, following the north side of the Platte on horseback, became the first white women to cross the American continent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersPole Creek Pony Express Station

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A Historical Marker for Pole Creek No. 3 Station for the Pony Express in 1860 and 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member earthrooster

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 6/4/2009

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Nebraska Historical MarkersCamp Clarke Bridge And Sidney-Black Hills Trail

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This 1876 Bridge was built to improve the trail from the Union Pacific Railroad at Sidney, NE to the gold mining towns in the Black Hills.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersMormon Pioneer Trail - Halfway to Zion

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Chimney Rock was the psychological halfway on the long trek to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake. From this site, you will have a grand view of Chimney Rock and the North Platte River Valley on the Mormon and Oregon Trails.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersStateline Island

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Once an Island in the North Platte River, was the site of a water diversion project begun in 1887 for irrigation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/28/2009

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Nebraska Historical MarkersRoad to Zion

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70,000 Mormons passed by here between 1840s to 1860s on their way to their new Zion in Utah.

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location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersTHE HORSE CREEK TREATY - MAP

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Map of the Horse Creek Treaty signing site signed September 17, 1851.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersTHE HORSE CREEK TREATY

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Treaty of 1851 that established damages at $50,000.00 per year for 50 years caused by immigrants migrating through Indian Lands along the Oregon Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Nebraska Historical Markers"THE GREAT SMOKE"

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Site of 1851 peace pipe smoke out for the purpose of making a treaty between the Plains Indian Tribes and the American Government.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersFORT MITCHELL, 1864-1867

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Fort built during the Indian Wars near Scotts Bluff, NE

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 6/12/2004

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Nebraska Historical MarkersChimney Rock

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Landmark for early mountain men and later to pioneers and settlers rising 470 feet skyward along the Great Plate River Valley Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/13/2008

last visited: 8/7/2013

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Nebraska Historical MarkersSioux Army Depot Historical Marker

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This is a roadside marker with a description of the Sioux Army Depot which was in operation from 23 March 1942 until 30 June 1967.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member earthrooster

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/12/2008

last visited: 1/29/2011

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Nebraska Historical MarkersPawnee Villages

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The marker, telling history of the Pawnee tribe, is near the location of their last earthlodge villages.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/12/2008

last visited: 2/5/2009

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Nebraska Historical MarkersIndian trail, exploration and migration route

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This is a stone marker placed on an old Indian trail route which was used by early explorers and by western emigrants.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: Nebraska

date approved: 5/12/2008

last visited: 4/16/2007

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