Near Doniphan in Hall County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Martin Brothers Historic Memorial
Erected to commemorate the Martin Brothers Incident of August 1864
Incident happened approximately 800 feet from this point.
Martinville post office and stage station was located about a half a mile southwest from here.
May 22, 1928
Nov 22, 1848
Robert O. Martin
Dec 17, 1851
Mar 20, 1899
Erected 1965 by Hall County Historical Society, Inc.
Location. 40° 45.402′ N, 98° 29.619′ W. Marker is near Doniphan, Nebraska, in Hall County. Marker is at the intersection of South Alda Road and West Platte River Drive (County Route 9), on the left when traveling north on South Alda Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Doniphan NE 68832, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wood River Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away); Sinclair Tank Wagon, 1917 (approx. 7.9 miles away); Original Townsite of Wood River (approx. 9.1 miles away); Earth Lodge Design and Construction (approx. 10.6 miles away); The Pawnee: Prairie Town Builders, Pawnee History (approx. 10.6 miles away); Old California Overland Trail (approx. 10.7 miles away); Mormon Trail (approx. 10.7 miles away); Grand Island (approx. 11.3 miles away).
Regarding Martin Brothers Historic Memorial. The story of the Martin brothers is chronicled in Wayne C. Lee's book, Bad Men and Bad Towns, in the chapter entitled "Red Man versus White Man." Included are historic photographs of the Martin brothers, their parents, and their ranch.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian •
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