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By William Fischer, Jr., April 1, 2012
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Nebraska (Thayer County), Chester — Home of 6 Man FootballChester, Nebraska — 1934 Originator: Stephen E. Epler

[Title is text] — Map (db m79891) HM

Nebraska (Thayer County), Chester — Municipal Auditorium

The Chester Municipal Auditorium was a 1938 WPA project intended for social and recreational uses. It was built at a cost of $29,340 with much of the labor done by hand. — Map (db m79893) HM

Nebraska (Thayer County), Deshler — 315 — Friedensau
Located three miles north of this corner, near the Little Blue River, the village of Friedensau ("Peaceful Meadows") was established in 1874 by Lutheran missionary pastor John J. Kern. The town was first settled by his former parishioners from . . . — Map (db m85667) HM
Nebraska (Thayer County), Hebron — A Tribute To Hebron, Its People and Its Schools

This statue of our school's mascot, the Hebron Bear, is dedicated to our classmates and friends who made our time in school so memorable, to the teachers, coaches, school board volunteers and administrators who provided the invaluable guidance . . . — Map (db m79889) HM

Nebraska (Thayer County), Hebron — 433 — Thayer County

The boundaries of the future Thayer County were first defined in 1856, and the county was named Jefferson. In 1867 Jones County to the east was attached. The legislature in 1871 divided the single large county into two, naming the western . . . — Map (db m79885) HM

Nebraska (Thayer County), Hebron — 452 — The Hebron CCC And POW Camps

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was authorized by Congress in 1933 to provide employment and vocational training to young men during the Great Depression. The CCC worked on forestry and soil conservation projects across the nation. . . . — Map (db m79890) HM

Nebraska (Thayer County), Hebron — Veterans Memorial

To honor the brave men and women of Thayer County who honorably serverd their country in war and in peace — Map (db m79887) WM

Nebraska (Thayer County), Hebron — World's Largest Porch SwingIs It A Swing And Miss Or A Home Run Record? — Story by Jordy McGowen, The ADviser, Hebron, NE

Tell me it ain't so, Joe. This reporter's smile crumpled to the floor as I scanned the Guinness website to find the world's largest porch swing listing. It doesn't exist. The only category I could fin[d] that even came close was the world's . . . — Map (db m79888) HM


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