Bess Streeter Aldrich 1881-1954
This has been the homeland of the Ponca Indians since earliest recorded history. In 1866
The first and greatest robbery of a Union Pacific Train took place near Big Springs on the night of September 18, 1877
Historical marker commemorates the Ponca 'Trail of Tears' when members of the tribe tried to return to their home country from the
During the 1870s, the Grange was the major voice of the American farmer. Its social, educational and fraternal activities brightened farm life.
This historical marker recounts the largest engagement between United States troops and Native Americans ever fought in Nebraska territory, and one of the 12
It has been estimated that at least 20,000 persons died on the overland trail between 1842 and 1859. This averages ten graves per miles over the 2,000
This stone marker has been moved from its original location and placed just north of the Nebraska Historical Marker of the John Hollman grave.
This marker of the Oregon Trail is located on the walking path that leads visitors to the crest of Windless Hill in Ash Hollow State Historical Park.
The establishment of this state's First Rural Free Delivery Mail Route (R.F.D.) by the United State Post Office Department took place at Tecumseh, Nebraska in the year 1896
The Oregon Trail entered Nebraska near Lanham on the Southern border of the state. View the marker and discover the hardships of the pioneers on the Oregon Trail. Over 300,000
The Kansas-Nebraska Act of May 30, 1854, created the territories of Nebraska and Kansas, which had to be surveyed before settlement of the prairies could proceed. On May 8, 1855
McCook Army Air Base - McCook Army Air Base, activated April 1, 1943, was one of 11 Army Air Force training bases in Nebraska during World War II. Some 15,000 servicemen and 500
The Texas Trail - Beginning in 1875