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Kearney in Buffalo County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Hostetler Amphitheatre

 
 
Hostetler Amphitheatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
1. Hostetler Amphitheatre Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated in honor and memory
Judge Bruno O. Hostetler
1861 - 1954
Leadership in establishing
college in Kearney
1903
A gift from his daughter
Mrs. Florence H. Raymond
June 19, 1980

 
Erected 1980 by Mrs. Florence H. Raymond.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 40° 42.029′ N, 99° 5.852′ W. Marker is in Kearney, Nebraska, in Buffalo County. Amphitheatre is on the University of Nebraska Kearney campus, between Ryan Library and the Fine Arts Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 905 West 25th Street (US Highway 30), Kearney NE 68849, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kearney State College Memorial Carillon Tower (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); University of Nebraska at Kearney (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buffalo County’s Lincoln Highway Seedling Mile (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kearney Civil War and Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away);
Hostetler Amphitheatre and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
2. Hostetler Amphitheatre and Marker
Empress Theatre (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Oregon Trail (approx. 0.9 miles away); Kearney (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of Bauer Drug (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kearney.
 
Also see . . .  University of Nebraska Kearney. (Submitted on August 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Nearby Relief on Bruner Hall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
3. Nearby Relief on Bruner Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on August 31, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Sep. 19, 2020