Duncan in Platte County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
1776 Bicentennial 1976
of the courageous men of America. It is the responsibility of every one of us to keep the great ideal for which they fought and died. We must keep the faith with these Honored Dead. It is to us, the Living, that the Torch of Liberty and Freedom and Brotherly Love has been passed on. May we stand shoulder to shoulder with the Pioneer and with our Honored Dead, to continue to build this great nation, their country and our, the United States of America.
Erected 1976 by Duncan Community.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list.
Location. 41° 23.438′ N, 97° 29.584′ W. Marker is in Duncan, Nebraska, in Platte County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Avenue and 9th Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Duncan NE 68634, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this Lincoln Highway (here, next to this marker); Duncan (here, next to this marker); Gardiner School (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Lincoln Highway - Gardiner Station Section (approx. 5.1 miles away); Andrew Jackson Higgins (approx. 6.8 miles away); In Memory of Veterans (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Columbus Quincentenary Belltower (approx. 6.8 miles away); North Branch, Oregon Trail (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duncan.
Also see . . .
1. Village of Duncan, Nebraska. (Submitted on March 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Bell History, includes Stuckstede Company info. (Submitted on March 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 594 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.