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

Perkins County Nebraska Historical Markers

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By Barry Swackhamer, August 21, 2014
Wild Horse Spring Marker
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