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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Madison County, Nebraska

 
Clickable Map of Madison County, Nebraska and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Madison County, NE (8) Antelope County, NE (7) Boone County, NE (3) Pierce County, NE (3) Platte County, NE (42) Stanton County, NE (1) Wayne County, NE (2)  MadisonCounty(8) Madison County (8)  AntelopeCounty(7) Antelope County (7)  BooneCounty(3) Boone County (3)  PierceCounty(3) Pierce County (3)  PlatteCounty(42) Platte County (42)  StantonCounty(1) Stanton County (1)  WayneCounty(2) Wayne County (2)
Madison is the county seat for Madison County
Adjacent to Madison County, Nebraska
      Antelope County (7)  
      Boone County (3)  
      Pierce County (3)  
      Platte County (42)  
      Stanton County (1)  
      Wayne County (2)  
 
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1Nebraska, Madison County, Battle Creek — 94 — Battle Creek
Near this site, July 12, 1859, Nebraska Territorial Militia and U. S. Army Dragoons, totaling 300 men, under the joint command of General John Milton Thayer and Lieutenant Beverly Holcombe Robertson, prepared to attack a large Pawnee village. . . . Map (db m189244) HM
2Nebraska, Madison County, Battle Creek — 439 — The Skala Timber House
The Joseph and Katherine Severa Skala house, built near Battle Creek by 1869, is a rare product of Czech-American culture. Discovered inside a house being demolished in 1968, the remains were moved here. The timber rooms have been preserved as . . . Map (db m189248) HM
3Nebraska, Madison County, Madison — 251 — Barnes Reserve Cemetery
This hallowed ground is the final resting place for many early settlers of Madison. Founded in 1874, it was used until early 1900. Here lie Madison’s founder, Henry Mitchell Barnes, first generation Americans, Civil War veterans, pioneers, and many . . . Map (db m181889) HM
4Nebraska, Madison County, Meadow Grove — 069 — Meadow Grove
Near here at a point midway between the source of the Elkhorn River and its entry into the Platte, is the town of Meadow Grove. The Elkhorn Valley has long been an important passageway for travelers and settlers. In 1739, the Mallet brothers made . . . Map (db m182088) HM
5Nebraska, Madison County, Norfolk — 529 — St. Paul's Lutheran Church
In July 1866, a group of German Lutheran families from Ixonia, Wisconsin, arrived in the area that became the city of Norfolk. They staked claims along the North Fork of the Elkhorn River. They were later joined by their pastor, Reverend Heckendorf, . . . Map (db m181891) HM
6Nebraska, Madison County, Norfolk — 356 — Verges Park(Norfolk Brick and Tile Company)
This park developed on ground once known as the “clay pit.” John F. Flynn came to Norfolk in April 1880 to start a brick factory at this site. Flynn, Dr. Ferdinand Verges, August Pilger, and Herman Gerecke formed the Norfolk Brick and Tile Company, . . . Map (db m181896) HM
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7Nebraska, Madison County, Tilden — Tilden Veterans Memorial
Honoring all from the Tilden community who served their country in times of war and dedicated to the everlasting memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the cause of freedom.Map (db m164609) WM
8Nebraska, Madison County, Tilden — Veterans Memorial FlagAmerican Legion Post 170
This flag flies in Honor of all VeteransMap (db m160294) WM
 
 
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Jan. 30, 2023