“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Holt County Nebraska Historical Markers

Savidge Brothers, Aviation Pioneers Marker (<b><i>wide view</b></i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, August 17, 2014
Savidge Brothers, Aviation Pioneers Marker (wide view)
Nebraska (Holt County), Ewing — 76 — The Savidge Brothers, Aviation Pioneers
Near here was the scene of some of Nebraska’s earliest experiments with flight in a heavier-than-air vehicle. Sometime before late 1907, Martin P. Savidge’s sons set out to construct a flying machine. They began by studying hawks, then went . . . — Map (db m101688) HM
Nebraska (Holt County), O’Neill — 78 — O’Neill
One of the most colorful leaders in the early development of Nebraska was General John O'Neill, founder of O'Neill. After leading several ill-fated raids against British military posts in Canada 1866-1871, O'Neill lost his leading position in the . . . — Map (db m9632) HM

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