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Near Harrison in Sioux County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Yellow Hand Monument

 
 
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By Connor Olson, May 25, 2021
1. Yellow Hand Monument
Inscription.  
On This Site
W.F. Cody
Buffalo Bill

killed
Yellow Hair (or Hand)
The Cheyenne Leader who, with
a party of warriors, dashed
down this ravine to waylay
two soldier couriers coming
from the west
July 17, 1876

 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is July 17, 1876.
 
Location. 42° 55.402′ N, 103° 43.667′ W. Marker is near Harrison, Nebraska, in Sioux County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Montrose Road and Hat Creek Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrison NE 69346, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Warbonnet Creek Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Landscape in Layers (approx. 8.6 miles away); Africa in Nebraska (approx. 8.6 miles away); Grassroots (approx. 8.6 miles away); The Innovation of Early Homesteaders (approx. 8.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Warbonnet Creek. (Submitted on May 26, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota.)
Yellow Hand Monument image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, May 25, 2021
2. Yellow Hand Monument
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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 33 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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