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McCook in Red Willow County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

George W. Norris Home

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2014
1. George W. Norris Home Marker
Inscription.
George W. Norris Home
Norris, the “Gentle Knight of Progressive Ideals,”
Served five terms in the House of Representatives and five terms in the U.S. Senate before retiring here in 1943

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 40° 12.246′ N, 100° 37.554′ W. Marker is in McCook, Nebraska, in Red Willow County. Marker is on George Norris Avenue near East G Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 708 George Norris Avenue, Mc Cook NE 69001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. George William Norris (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Also see . . .  George William Norris - U.S. Senate. Nebraska’s George Norris, the man many consider history’s “greatest United States senator,” was born on July 11, 1861. He served in the Senate for 30 years, from 1913 until 1943. Fiercely independent, George Norris emerged politically as a western agrarian progressive Republican. Yet, throughout the New Deal era, as he regularly collaborated with President Franklin
George W. Norris Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2014
2. George W. Norris Home Marker
Roosevelt, some optimistically labeled him the “Democrat of Democrats.”
(Submitted on December 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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George W. Norris Home image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2014
3. George W. Norris Home
Senator George William Norris
House
has been designated a
Registered National
Historical Landmark
under the provisions of the historic sites act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1967
George W. Norris statue image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2014
4. George W. Norris statue
George W. Norris image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
5. George W. Norris
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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