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By Cosmos Mariner, August 3, 2013
Fort McPherson Marker (wide view)
Nebraska (Lincoln County), Maxwell — 14 — Fort McPherson
The fort was established on the Oregon Trail on the south side of the Platte River in October 1863, on the eve of intensified Indian raids on the Plains. Built next to the well-known Cottonwood Springs and McDonald ranch, it commanded a . . . — Map (db m101821) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — 100th MeridianGeological Astronomic Survey
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Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — 1887 Horse BarnBuffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
The Barn, built in 1887, is 148 feet long, 70 wide, 40 feet high. It required seven railroad cars of lumber for construction. The original rafter ends under the eaves were shaped as gun stocks. Annie Oakley's trademark, the Ace of Hearts with a . . . — Map (db m125057) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — 20th Century Veterans Memorial
The idea for the 20th Century Veterans’ Memorial was conceived by Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Don C. Craig US Army (Infantry) World War II and Robert R. Hinde, Jr. Sergeant US Marine Corp World War II.

The Architectural talents of Robert R. Hinde, . . . — Map (db m92532) WM

Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — Cody-North CabinBuffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Cody, Frank and Luther North were for a time partners in a ranch located along the Dismal River in Nebraska. This cabin was their headquarters. The cabin was moved from its original location to the Bratt Ranch in 1882. Nate Trego later . . . — Map (db m125054) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — Lincoln County CourthouseNorth Platte, Nebraska
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m125082) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — Old Glory Blowout
In commemoration of the ”Old Glory Blowout” July 4, 1882 This event held in Lincoln County Nebraska, was the manifestation of a dream that became a reality as the: ”Buffalo Bill’s Wild West” and was . . . — Map (db m125081) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — Pony Express Cold Springs Station
(side 1) Dedicated June 15, 2002 Cold Springs added station Jul. 1, 1861 – Nov. 20, 1861 Located 1600’ south by Lincoln County James Stretesky Nebraskaland Days, Inc. Nebraskaland National Bank North . . . — Map (db m125063) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — 232 — Scout's RestBuffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
William Frederick Cody (1846-1917), known to the world a "Buffalo Bill," was the most noted Nebraskan of his day. The Many national and European tours of his various "Wild West" exhibitions made him the living symbol of the American West.

Cody . . . — Map (db m125056) HM

Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — Scout's Rest RanchBuffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
Built in 1886 at a cost of $3,900.00 Cody left planning of the house to his sister, Julia Goodman. Patrick Walsh was contracted to build the two-story, nine room house, with its numerous closets and pantries. The house is in second Empire Style with . . . — Map (db m125059) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — 89 — Sioux Lookout
Sioux Lookout, the highest point in Lincoln County, was a prominent landmark on the overland trails. From its lofty summit the development of the West unfolded before the eyes of the Sioux and other Indians. Trappers and traders came by here . . . — Map (db m107393) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — Spring HouseBuffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
This building was a cellar used to keep fruits, vegetables, milk, etc… cool during the summer. A natural spring kept fresh, cool water in the cement tub located inside. At Cody's time there were steel racks inside that they stored food items on. . . . — Map (db m125058) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — Statue of Liberty ReplicaLincoln County Courthouse, North Platte, Nebraska
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty The Crusade . . . — Map (db m125079) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — United States POW-MIA History
The scourge of every war has been service personnel that are missing in action or have not been accounted for as prisoners of war, and sadly, there is no definite closure for the loved ones, friends and comrades in arms of those for whom there has . . . — Map (db m107399) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), Sutherland — 109 — Crossing the Overland Trail
      Beneath this platform, evidence of the great westward migration still remains. These shallow depressions were once deep ruts created by thousands of hooves, shoes and wheels. The Overland Trail is often visualized as a single well-defined . . . — Map (db m88677) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), Sutherland — Purple Heart TrailFreedom is not Free
      The Purple Heart medal was originated by General George Washington on August 7, 1782 for distinguished valor and is now awarded only to members of the armed forces of the United States who have been wounded in combat against an armed enemy. . . . — Map (db m89175) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), Sutherland — 111 — The Great Platte River Road
      This is the Platte River Valley, America’s great road west. It provided a natural pathway for westward expansion across the continent during the nineteenth century. Here passed the Oregon Trail, following the South Platte River along much . . . — Map (db m88674) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), Sutherland — 110 — The Great Platte River Road
This is the Platte River Valley, America's great road west. It provided a natural pathway for westward expansion across the continent during the nineteenth century. Here passed the Oregon Trail, following the South Platte River along much the same . . . — Map (db m89341) HM

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