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

Sioux County Nebraska Historical Markers

The Cheyenne Outbreak Marker image, Touch for more information
By Dawn Bowen, July 26, 2008
The Cheyenne Outbreak Marker
Nebraska (Sioux County), Fort Robinson State Park — 86 — The Cheyenne Outbreak
On September 9, 1878, after a year of suffering on an Oklahoma reservation, some 300 Northern Cheyenne Indians began a trek back to their homeland. Dull Knife's band of 149 Indians were captured and taken to Fort Robinson. For months they refused to . . . — Map (db m9594) HM
Nebraska (Sioux County), Harrison — 260 — Coffee Siding
Large pioneer ranches were established in this region of Nebraska in the 1870's and early 1880's. Charles F. Coffee was one of these pioneers, with ranch headquarters on Hat Creek in Nebraska and Rawhide Creek in Wyoming. By June, 1886, the Fremont, . . . — Map (db m9584) HM
Nebraska (Sioux County), Harrison — 158 — Fort Laramie - Fort Robinson Trail
Near here are ruts left by the famed 1874 Sioux Expedition, a U.S. military force sent to establish Camps Sheridan and Robinson. The 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie had guaranteed food and supplies to the Sioux and other tribes in exchange for lands . . . — Map (db m135119) HM
Nebraska (Sioux County), Harrison — Fossil Hills TrailAgate Fossil Beds National Monument — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
The hills held ancient secrets for paleontologists. The two hills in the distance don’t look like anything special. Even up close the untrained eye will see nothing astounding. But a sandstone layer near the bases of the hills has yielded one of the . . . — Map (db m62064) HM
Nebraska (Sioux County), Harrison — 302 — Village of Harrison
A railroad camp named Summit (elev. 4876 ft.) was located on this site in 1884. When the Fremont, Elkhorn, and Missouri Valley Railroad reached here in 1886, an unincorporated townsite named Bowen was platted and designated the county seat of Sioux . . . — Map (db m9593) HM

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May. 26, 2020