Near Duncan in Platte County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Platte County School District No. 8
This Gardiner Station Section of the Lincoln Highway also had a rural one room school about .5 mile north east of this location. Currently grain bins occupy the site. The school was established in 1910 and held classes until it was closed in the early 1960s due to consolidation. Demolition occured [sic] in 1966. This concrete section, which was above the door, is all that remains of Platte Co. District 8 or Gardiner School.
This historcal marker site as well as the Gardiner School concrete section were erected and are maintained by Robert and Karen Edmison.
Erected 2010 by Robert and Karen Edmison.
Location. 41° 21.212′ N, 97° 34.649′ W. Marker is near Duncan, Nebraska, in Platte County. Marker is on U.S. Hwy 30 Frontage Road (original Lincoln Hwy) 0.1 miles east of the intersection of 355th Avenue and 115th Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is along Prairie Creek, about five miles southwest of Duncan. Marker is in this post office area: Duncan NE 68634, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lincoln Highway - Gardiner Station Section (here, next to this marker); Duncan Lincoln Highway (approx. 5.1 miles away); 1776 Bicentennial 1976 (approx. 5.1 miles away); Osceola And The Early Pioneers (approx. 11.8 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 343 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 4, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.