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Duncan in Platte County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

1776 Bicentennial 1976

In Memoriam

 
 
1776 Bicentennial 1976 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
1. 1776 Bicentennial 1976 Marker
Inscription.
of the courageous men of America. It is the responsibility of every one of us to keep the great ideal for which they fought and died. We must keep the faith with these Honored Dead. It is to us, the Living, that the Torch of Liberty and Freedom and Brotherly Love has been passed on. May we stand shoulder to shoulder with the Pioneer and with our Honored Dead, to continue to build this great nation, their country and our, the United States of America.
 
Erected 1976 by Duncan Community.
 
Location. 41° 23.438′ N, 97° 29.584′ W. Marker is in Duncan, Nebraska, in Platte County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Avenue and 9th Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Duncan NE 68634, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln Highway (here, next to this marker); Duncan (here, next to this marker); Gardiner School (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Lincoln Highway - Gardiner Station Section (approx. 5.1 miles away); Andrew Jackson Higgins (approx. 6.8 miles
1776 Bicentennial 1976 Marker and Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
2. 1776 Bicentennial 1976 Marker and Memorial
away); In Memory of Veterans (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Columbus Quincentenary Belltower (approx. 6.8 miles away); North Branch, Oregon Trail (approx. 6.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Duncan.
 
Also see . . .
1. Village of Duncan, Nebraska. (Submitted on March 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Bell History, includes Stuckstede Company info. (Submitted on March 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Stuckstede Company at "Bell Talk". (Submitted on March 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Bell at Bicentennial Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
3. Bell at Bicentennial Memorial
Manufactured by the Henry Stuckstede Bell Foundry Company of St. Louis in 1890
1776 Bicentennial 1976 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
4. 1776 Bicentennial 1976 Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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