Near Milford in Seward County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Big Blue River
Erected by Department of Roads and Nebraska State Historical Society. (Marker Number 180.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Nebraska State Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
Location. 40° 49.282′ N, 97° 3.646′ W. Marker is near Milford, Nebraska, in Seward County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 80 at milepost 380.5, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in the east bound rest area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milford NE 68405, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Purple Heart Trail (a few steps from this marker); Tall Grass Prairie (a few steps from this marker); Standing Bear and the Ponca Tribe (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Milford (approx. 3.4 miles away); Big Blue River, Seward (approx. 5.8 miles away); Plum Creek Prairie Historic Site (approx. 5.8 miles away); Seward, 4th of July City (approx. 6.3 miles away); PFC Charley Havlat (approx. 12.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
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