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Crawford in Dawes County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Post Headquarters, 1905

 
 
Post Headquarters, 1905 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, May 25, 2021
1. Post Headquarters, 1905 Marker
Inscription.  The Post Headquarters was constructed in 1905. The Post Commander's office was located here, along with other administrative offices, post office, and the Fort's telephone exchange. An ornate auditorium on the second floor was often used for parties such the masquerade ball held on on January 2nd, 1906. During World War II this room was partitioned into additional administrative offices. The Nebraska State Historical Society opened the Fort Robinson Museum in Museum in June, 1956, part of the effort to preserve Fort Robinson's heritage.
 
Erected by Nebraska State Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Nebraska State Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
 
Location. 42° 40.109′ N, 103° 27.99′ W. Marker is in Crawford, Nebraska, in Dawes County. Marker can be reached from Bridges to Buttes Byway (U.S. 20) 0.1 miles south of Soldier Creek Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map
Post Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, May 25, 2021
2. Post Headquarters
The marker stands in front of the building, center of the left.
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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3200 Bridges to Buttes Byway, Crawford NE 69339, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ft. Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Flagstaff, 1890 (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Crazy Horse (within shouting distance of this marker); Adobe Officers’ Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Ft. Robinson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1909 Brick Barracks (about 400 feet away); 1887 Barracks Row (about 400 feet away); Officers’ Row, 1874-1875 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crawford.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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