|► Nebraska (Perkins County), Grant — 29 — Wild Horse Spring —|
|Named for the beautiful, spirited wild horses so numerous in this area when white men first visited this lush plains, this Spring symbolized the hope and faith its discovery brought to the early pioneers. Though the rich land beckoned them, men . . . — — Map (db m79379) HM|
|► Nebraska (Perkins County), Madrid — 128 — The Texas Trail —|
|After the Civil War, herds of Texas cattle were driven north to marketing points in eastern Nebraska, but settlement by homesteaders forced the trail farther west each year. Beginning in 1875, Union Pacific selected Ogallala as its main shipping . . . — — Map (db m79377) HM|
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Jun. 5, 2020