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Marker Monday: Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Robinson

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 kylie.kinley@nebraska.gov.     Location Soldier Creek Rd, Crawford, Dawes County, Nebraska … Continue reading

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Marker Monday: Harvard Army Air Field

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 kylie.kinley@nebraska.gov. Location:  100-148 E Walnut St, Harvard, Clay County, Nebraska; 40.618825, -98.09659 … Continue reading

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Marker Monday: Crook House

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 kylie.kinley@nebraska.gov. Location W Rd, Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska … Continue reading

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Marker Monday: K-9 Training Area, Ft. Robinson

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 kylie.kinley@nebraska.gov. Location: U.S. 20, Harrison, Dawes County, Nebraska; view this marker’s … Continue reading

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Marker Monday: Lost Airmen of World War II

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 kylie.kinley@nebraska.gov. Location Nebraska 12, Naper, Boyd County, Nebraska; 42.958869, -99.08987 Marker … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Shelton Farm Girl Remembers the WWII North Platte Canteen

April 1 of this year marked the seventieth anniversary of the closing of the North Platte Canteen. The canteen served over six million World War II service men and women traveling on the Union Pacific railroad between December 25, 1941, … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: ‘The Greatest Gathering of Indians Ever Assembled’

For a month in late summer 1875 the nation’s gaze was drawn to proceedings at the remote Red Cloud Agency in northwestern Nebraska. Home to Red Cloud’s Oglala division of the Lakota (Western Sioux), the agency had been chosen as … Continue reading

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Marker Monday: B-24J Bomber Crash in Deuel County, 1944

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 kylie.kinley@nebraska.gov. Location: 15718 Road 108, Ellsworth, Deuel County, Nebraska; 41.838373, -102.4708 … Continue reading

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Marker Monday: The Soldiers’ Monument

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 kylie.kinley@nebraska.gov. In honor of Memorial Day, this week’s post is “The … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: How Hall County WWI Doughboys Communicated with the Home Front

“These are the days that try men’s souls over here,” wrote U.S. Army First Lieutenant Harold Prince from a trench in France during World War I. “The nights are generally quiet,” Prince explained to his family back in Grand Island, … Continue reading

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