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

Clickable Map of Antelope 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> Antelope County, NE (7) Boone County, NE (3) Holt County, NE (9) Knox County, NE (15) Madison County, NE (8) Pierce County, NE (3) Wheeler County, NE (1)  AntelopeCounty(7) Antelope County (7)  BooneCounty(3) Boone County (3)  HoltCounty(9) Holt County (9)  KnoxCounty(15) Knox County (15)  MadisonCounty(8) Madison County (8)  PierceCounty(3) Pierce County (3)  WheelerCounty(1) Wheeler County (1)
Neligh is the county seat for Antelope County
Adjacent to Antelope County, Nebraska
      Boone County (3)  
      Holt County (9)  
      Knox County (15)  
      Madison County (8)  
      Pierce County (3)  
      Wheeler County (1)  
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1 Nebraska, Antelope County, Neligh — 138 — Ponca Trail of TearsWhite Buffalo Girl
A marker, 200 feet to the south, recalls the death of White Buffalo Girl of the Ponca tribe. The death of this child, daughter of Black Elk and Moon Hawk, symbolizes the tragic 1877 removal of the Ponca from their homeland on the Niobrara River to . . . Map (db m182053) HM
2 Nebraska, Antelope County, Neligh — 419 — The Neligh Mill Bridge
With the establishment of the Neligh Mill and the platting of the town of Neligh, a crossing of the Elkhorn River here aided farm-to-market commerce. This bridge, built in 1910, replaced an earlier span at this location. It is a pin-connected Pratt . . . Map (db m158998) HM
3 Nebraska, Antelope County, Neligh — 120 — The Neligh Mills
The Neligh Mills, built from locally fired brick in 1873 by John D. Neligh, was the first business and industry in the then newly platted town. Later owners and operators of the mill included William C. Galloway, Stephen F. Gilman and J. W. Spirk. . . . Map (db m159000) HM
4 Nebraska, Antelope County, Neligh — Trails, Rails, and Roads: Lifelines of a Mill
A Route and a Power Source: The Elkhorn Valley The Elkhorn Valley was a natural travel corridor into north-central and western Nebraska. Water, wood, and grass provided people and animals the critical resources to move overland wagons. Travel . . . Map (db m159076) HM
5 Nebraska, Antelope County, Neligh — Water Power at the Neligh Mill
Water = Power The Elkhorn River was an unlimited source of water power for flour mills and other manufacturing enterprises. But entrepreneurs found the meandering river difficult to harness. Too much water was as bad as too little. The key to . . . Map (db m158999) HM
6 Nebraska, Antelope County, Orchard — 296 — The Prairie States Forestry Project Reported permanently removed
The Prairie States Forestry Project was initiated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to combat the severe wind-caused soil erosion of the Dust Bowl days. From 1935 through 1942, the U.S. Forest Service, working with the Works Progress . . . Map (db m9633) HM
7 Nebraska, Antelope County, Tilden — Tilden, Nebraska1880-1980
The Village of Burnett was founded in 1880. Officially changed by the U.S. Post Office to Tilden in 1887 and by the courts in 1902.Map (db m160291) HM
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May. 30, 2023