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

First Homestead in Red Willow Co.

 
 
First Homestead in Red Willow Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 6, 2021
1. First Homestead in Red Willow Co. Marker
Inscription.  
Filing made by
William W. W. Jones
Jan. 10, 1872
• • •
Beginning of the
white settlement
and development
of the county.
• • •
Later
[not legible]
1884 and 1885
• • •
Dedicated 1904 to
[not legible] Pioneer

 
Erected 1904.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is January 10, 1872.
 
Location. 40° 14.105′ N, 100° 30.389′ W. Marker is in Indianola, Nebraska, in Red Willow County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 6/34 and Drive 391, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 6/34. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Indianola NE 69034, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pawnee Woman’s Grave (approx. 4½ miles away); Indianola POW Camp (approx. 4.7 miles away); Frank Morrison Home (approx. 6.6 miles away); Harry D. Strunk (approx. 6.6 miles away); George William Norris (approx. 6.6 miles away); George W. Norris Home (approx. 6.7 miles
First Homestead in Red Willow Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 6, 2021
2. First Homestead in Red Willow Co. Marker
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away); Ben Nelson Home (approx. 6.7 miles away); Mallalieu University (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianola.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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