“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in York County, Nebraska

Clickable Map of York County, Nebraska and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> York County, NE (9) Butler County, NE (2) Clay County, NE (2) Fillmore County, NE (14) Hamilton County, NE (9) Polk County, NE (5) Saline County, NE (10) Seward County, NE (10)  YorkCounty(9) York County (9)  ButlerCounty(2) Butler County (2)  ClayCounty(2) Clay County (2)  FillmoreCounty(14) Fillmore County (14)  HamiltonCounty(9) Hamilton County (9)  PolkCounty(5) Polk County (5)  SalineCounty(10) Saline County (10)  SewardCounty(10) Seward County (10)
York is the county seat for York County
Adjacent to York County, Nebraska
      Butler County (2)  
      Clay County (2)  
      Fillmore County (14)  
      Hamilton County (9)  
      Polk County (5)  
      Saline County (10)  
      Seward County (10)  
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1Nebraska, York County, Bradshaw — 440 — Bradshaw
After 1861 an important variant of the overland trails system, the Nebraska City – Fort Kearny Cutoff, passed nearby, over which freight was transported from the Missouri River to western forts and mining camps. The region’s first . . . Map (db m101842) HM
2Nebraska, York County, Henderson — Porcupine Ranch
Between 1855 and 1867 companies like Russell, Majors, and Waddell shipped millions of pounds of freight across the plains to supply military posts and mining camps to the West. After 1861 freighters followed the "Nebraska City-Fort Kearney . . . Map (db m174986) HM
3Nebraska, York County, York — Moving People and Goods on the Overland Trail
Before the transcontinental railroad was completed, the nation entrusted the West's trade and economic survival to an assortment of muleskinners, bullwhackers and stage drivers. From the early 1850s to 1869, the Overland Trail saw lumbering . . . Map (db m79840) HM
4Nebraska, York County, York — 269 — Nebraska 4-H Clubs Began in York County
In 1898 E. C. Bishop, a teacher in nearby Bradshaw, organized student clubs. Through these clubs he planned his school lessons so that they related to the students’ activities on the farm and in the home. The first projects Bishop assigned dealt . . . Map (db m181319) HM
5Nebraska, York County, York — Nebraska City Cut-Off of the Oregon Trail
This boulder marks the Nebraska City Cut-Off of the Oregon TrailMap (db m79844) HM
6Nebraska, York County, York — 174 — Nebraska City-Fort Kearny Cut-Off
Massive freighting of supplies by ox and mule trains was a direct result of the establishment of Fort Kearny and other western military posts. The Mormon War and the discovery of gold in the territories of Colorado and Montana increased this . . . Map (db m79830) HM
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7Nebraska, York County, York — Nebraska's I-80 Bicentennial Sculptures
The American Bicentennial was a time for pondering the past and speculating about the future. Nebraskans commissioned a series of modernistic sculptures for Interstate highway rest areas that would dramatize this meeting of past and future. More . . . Map (db m79829) HM
8Nebraska, York County, York — The Purple Heart
The Purple Heart medal was originated by General George Washington on August 7, 1782 for distinguished valor and is now awarded only to members of the armed forces of the United States who have been wounded in combat against an armed . . . Map (db m79826) HM WM
9Nebraska, York County, York — York County Veterans MemorialDuty - Honor - Country
For freedom and liberty and those who served to preserve it Dedicated by Veterans Posts November 11, 1994Map (db m79843) WM
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Mar. 21, 2023