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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Saline County, Nebraska
Adjacent to Saline County, Nebraska
► Fillmore County (6) ► Gage County (33) ► Jefferson County (2) ► Lancaster County (24) ► Seward County (8) ► Thayer County (8) ► York County (7)
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|These oaks are dedicated to celebrate our nation's bicentennial and to commemorate the establishment and growth of church founded colleges in Nebraska. Doane College can trace its origins to 1855 when pioneers established at Fontanelle the first . . . — — Map (db m76767) HM|
|This boulder was placed on the campus of Gates College, Neligh, Nebraska by the Class of 1890. In 1955 it was removed by alumni of Gates College to the Campus of Doane College as a memorial to Gates College and to G.A. Gregory, Doane alumnus, Class . . . — — Map (db m76768) HM|
|This Mark of Commendation is awarded to Doane College for effective co-operation in training naval personnel during World War II.
Navy V-12 Unit
Secretary of the Navy — — Map (db m76770) HM WM|
|Near here was located the first town and county seat in Saline County. Situated on Swan Creek from which it took its name, Swan City held prominence for only a few years.
The first settlement buildings, including a store and a sawmill, were . . . — — Map (db m76751) HM|
|PFC Charley Havlat of Dorchester, Nebraska, was the last confirmed American combat fatality in the European Theater during World War II. He was born in rural Saline County, the oldest son of Anton and Antonia (Nemec) Havlat, Czech immigrants to . . . — — Map (db m76758) HM WM|
|The village of Pleasant Hill once stood in the valley to the east. Founded in 1867, it became a thriving community with several businesses, including a general store, post office, sawmill, and gristmill. From 1871 to 1878 Pleasant Hill was the . . . — — Map (db m76764) HM|
|Sergeant Leodegar Schnyder, who is buried in nearby Atlanta Center Cemetery, served in the U.S. Army for fifty-three years, longer than any other non-commissioned officer. Thirty-seven years were spent at the same frontier army post.
Born in . . . — — Map (db m76754) HM|
|Many nationalities blended in America and Nebraska to create our great nation and state. Prominent among them were the Czechs.
They left a land which knew a great history and culture. The first university in Central Europe was established in . . . — — Map (db m76756) HM|
|Na pamatku ceskym pionyrum Saline okresu
Erected to the memory of Bohemian pioneers in Saline County, Nebraska
First homestead entries were made in spring of 1865 in the Blue Valley within sight of this spot.
This monument placed here by . . . — — Map (db m76766) HM|