Maskell in Dixon County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Great Missouri River
The Missouri River's role in the settlement of the Great Plains is celebrated in two free-flowing portions that Congress set aside at Missouri National Recreational River. Unlike the dammed and channelized sections, these river segments provide opportunities to pursue outdoor activities within one of America's great historic settings.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 42° 42.9′ N, 96° 57.118′ W. Marker is in Maskell, Nebraska, in Dixon County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 15, in the median. Marker is on the trail from the parking area just before crossing into South Dakota on Rt. 15. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maskell NE 68751, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured Mulberry Bend Scenic Overlook (here, next to this marker); Vermillion (approx. 4.2 miles away in South Dakota); The First Baptist Church, Vermillion, South Dakota (approx. 4.6 miles away in South Dakota); The Ionia "Volcano" (approx. 6 miles away); Bruyer Church (approx. 7.2 miles away in South Dakota); First Rural Electric Cooperative (approx. 8 miles away in South Dakota); Homestead Rest Area (approx. 9.6 miles away in South Dakota); a different marker also named The Great Missouri River (approx. 9.6 miles away in South Dakota).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2009, by Rich Pfingsten of Forest Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,464 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 7, 2009, by Rich Pfingsten of Forest Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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