From about 1857 to 1876, an Indian "trading post"
In early 2001, the North Platte Valley Museum embarked on an ambitious project to move part of a 113 year-old cabin from it's original "home"
Following the opening or rediscovery of the Platte River route to the west by the fur traders and mountain men of the 1820's and 1830'
The historic Johnson County jail was constructed in 1872 of native limestone. The huge blocks for the jail proper were secured from a quarry on Yankee Creek, 4 1/2