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Near Wilber in Saline County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Erected to the memory of Bohemian pioneers in Saline County, Nebraska

 
 
Erected to the memory of Bohemian pioneers in Saline County, Nebraska Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joan Shurtliff, September 1, 2014
1. Erected to the memory of Bohemian pioneers in Saline County, Nebraska Marker
Inscription. Na pamatku ceskym pionyrum Saline okresu

Erected to the memory of Bohemian pioneers in Saline County, Nebraska

First homestead entries were made in spring of 1865 in the Blue Valley within sight of this spot.

This monument placed here by descendents and friends of these courageous settlers. 1929
 
Erected 1929 by Descendents and friends of Bohemian pioneers.
 
Location. 40° 34.036′ N, 96° 57.845′ W. Marker is near Wilber, Nebraska, in Saline County. Marker is at the intersection of Nebraska Route 2225 and County Route J, on the left when traveling south on State Route 2225. Click for map. This monument is located two miles south of Crete on state highway 103. Marker is in this post office area: Crete NE 68333, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Navy Department - United States of America (approx. 3.8 miles away); Gates College (approx. 3.9 miles away); Doane College (approx. 3.9 miles away); Czech Capital (approx. 5.9 miles away); Pleasant Hill (approx. 7 miles away); PFC Charley Havlat (approx. 9.6 miles away); Swan City (approx. 11.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers

 
Erected to the memory of Bohemian pioneers in Saline County, Nebraska Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joan Shurtliff, September 1, 2014
2. Erected to the memory of Bohemian pioneers in Saline County, Nebraska Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Joan Shurtliff of Seward, Nebraska. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Joan Shurtliff of Seward, Nebraska. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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