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Historical Markers in Box Butte County, Nebraska

 
Clickable Map of Box Butte 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 Box Butte County, NE (3) Dawes County, NE (44) Morrill County, NE (22) Scotts Bluff County, NE (49) Sheridan County, NE (6) Sioux County, NE (26)  BoxButteCounty(3) Box Butte County (3)  DawesCounty(44) Dawes County (44)  MorrillCounty(22) Morrill County (22)  ScottsBluffCounty(49) Scotts Bluff County (49)  SheridanCounty(6) Sheridan County (6)  SiouxCounty(26) Sioux County (26)
Alliance is the county seat for Box Butte County
Adjacent to Box Butte County, Nebraska
      Dawes County (44)  
      Morrill County (22)  
      Scotts Bluff County (49)  
      Sheridan County (6)  
      Sioux County (26)  
 
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1 Nebraska, Box Butte County, Alliance — 416 — Alliance Army Air Field
In the spring of 1942 the U.S. Army selected a site one mile south of here for an airfield. The dry climate and open landscape afforded ideal flying conditions. Ample water, cheap land, and Alliance’s new power plant, new hospital, and railroad . . . Map (db m178807) HM
2 Nebraska, Box Butte County, Alliance — 268 — Burlington Locomotive 719
By the mid-1880s the Sandhills had become an important cattle-raising region. The extension of the Burlington and Missouri Railroad westward through the Sandhills in 1877-1888 made ranching more profitable by making more accessible eastern markets. . . . Map (db m178801) HM
3 Nebraska, Box Butte County, Heminford — 146 — Box Butte Country
A flat-topped hill to the southeast was named Box Butte by early cowboys and travelers. This area is part of the Box Butte Tableland, semi-arid short grass country that stretches far to the west. Box Butte has given its name to the creek that flows . . . Map (db m89342) HM
 
 
  
  
 
 
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Jul. 24, 2024