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Tilden in Antelope County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Tilden, Nebraska

1880-1980

 
 
Tilden, Nebraska Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 31, 2018
1. Tilden, Nebraska Marker
Inscription.  The Village of Burnett was founded in 1880. Officially changed by the U.S. Post Office to Tilden in 1887 and by the courts in 1902.
 
Erected 1980 by The Tilden Commercial Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
 
Location. 42° 2.827′ N, 97° 50.106′ W. Marker is in Tilden, Nebraska, in Antelope County. Marker is on West 2nd Street just west of South Center Street (State Highway 45), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 W 2nd St, Tilden NE 68781, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tilden Veterans Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial Flag (approx. 0.2 miles away); Meadow Grove (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Rainbow Fountain (approx. 11.3 miles away); Water Power at the Neligh Mill (approx. 11.4 miles away); Trails, Rails, and Roads: Lifelines of a Mill (approx. 11.4
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miles away); The Neligh Mill Bridge (approx. 11.4 miles away); The Neligh Mills (approx. 11˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tilden.
 
Samuel J. Tilden<br>For President image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
2. Samuel J. Tilden
For President
In 1887, Tilden was named after Samuel J. Tilden, presidential candidate.
From National Democratic Chart, 1876--For president, Samuel J. Tilden, by H. H. Lloyd & Co. - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 17, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.   2. submitted on January 13, 2021, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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