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Columbus in Platte County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Commemorating Loup Fork Ferry

1856 -1939

 
 
Commemorating Loup Fork Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
1. Commemorating Loup Fork Ferry Marker
Inscription.
[See title]

 
Erected 1939 by Platte Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Mormon Pioneer Trail marker series.
 
Location. 41° 25.094′ N, 97° 21.695′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Nebraska, in Platte County. Touch for map. Marker is in Pawnee Park, about 0.3 miles south-southwest of the intersection of 26th Avenue and 4th Street, and just north of the Loup River. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus NE 68601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Road to Zion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew Jackson Higgins (approx. 0.4 miles away); Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memory of Veterans (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Michael's Catholic Church Bell (approx. half a mile away); United Methodist Church Bell (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named United Methodist Church Bell (approx. half a mile away); Sacred Heart Catholic Church Bell (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Also see . . .
1. Loup River Drainage Basin
Commemorating Loup Fork Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
2. Commemorating Loup Fork Ferry Marker
. (Submitted on March 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Founding of Columbus, Nebraska. (Submitted on March 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. U.S. Military Maps and Survey Notes Correct 1856 LDS Emigration Misrepresentations. (Submitted on March 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Commemorating Loup Fork Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
3. Commemorating Loup Fork Ferry Marker
At right foreground
Loup River Near Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 18, 2012
4. Loup River Near Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 3, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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