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Beatrice in Gage County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Founding of Beatrice, Nebraska Territory

 
 
Founding of Beatrice, Nebraska Territory Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
1. Founding of Beatrice, Nebraska Territory Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the Citizens of Beatrice
for all their efforts put forth in the
Beatrice Centennial Celebrations of 2007

Beatrice, Nebraska Territory
Founded on this site July 4, 1857


Time Capsule to be opened on July 4, 2057
200 years to the date
the founders celebrated on this very site

 
Location. 40° 15.985′ N, 96° 45.154′ W. Marker is in Beatrice, Nebraska, in Gage County. Marker is on 2nd Street near Court Street (U.S. 136), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is near the entrance to the Gage County Historical Society Museum, located in the former Burlington Route passenger station. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 North 2nd Street, Beatrice NE 68310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Replica of the Statue of Liberty (here, next to this marker); The De Roin & Oregon Trails (within shouting distance of this marker); River Town Development (within shouting distance of this marker); Homesteading: The Cry was Free Land!!! (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroads: Union Pacific & Burlington Northern
Founding of Beatrice, Nebraska Territory Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
2. Founding of Beatrice, Nebraska Territory Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Gage County Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Civil War and Spanish War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Beatrice Veterans Memorial Wall of Honor (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beatrice.
 
Also see . . .
1. Beatrice, Nebraska. (Submitted on September 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Beatrice, Nebraska. (Submitted on September 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 457 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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