“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 Cedar County, Nebraska

Clickable Map of Cedar 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> Cedar County, NE (7) Dixon County, NE (5) Knox County, NE (15) Pierce County, NE (3) Wayne County, NE (2) Clay County, SD (44) Yankton County, SD (33)  CedarCounty(7) Cedar County (7)  DixonCounty(5) Dixon County (5)  KnoxCounty(15) Knox County (15)  PierceCounty(3) Pierce County (3)  WayneCounty(2) Wayne County (2)  ClayCountySouth Dakota(44) Clay County (44)  YanktonCounty(33) Yankton County (33)
Hartington is the county seat for Cedar County
Adjacent to Cedar County, Nebraska
      Dixon County (5)  
      Knox County (15)  
      Pierce County (3)  
      Wayne County (2)  
      Clay County, South Dakota (44)  
      Yankton County, South Dakota (33)  
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1 Nebraska, Cedar County, Crofton — 167 — Historic Missouri Valley
During their exploration of the Missouri and Columbia Rivers, Lewis and Clark held councils with Ponca, Omaha, and Sioux Indians inhabiting this region. The council with the Sioux occurred August 28-31, 1804 at Calumet Bluff now the southern . . . Map (db m101395) HM
2 Nebraska, Cedar County, Crofton — Meeting the Yankton Sioux
On August 27, 1804, the Lewis and Clark Expedition set up its camp for four days downstream from Calumet Bluff. The explorers came across three American Indian boys who told them of a large Yankton Sioux camp nearby. Knowing that President . . . Map (db m101392) HM
3 Nebraska, Cedar County, Crofton — Meridian Highway
You are within sight and sound of a Midwestern dream come true - the Meridian Highway. In 1911 a group of Kansans and Nebraskans drafted a plan for a highway paralleling the sixth principal meridian through America's heartland from Canada . . . Map (db m101393) HM
4 Nebraska, Cedar County, Crofton — 168 — Scenic Missouri Valley
This scenic overlook provides a clear view of the valley of the Missouri River, the longest waterway in North America. To the west is the Gavins Point Dam and the Lewis and Clark Recreation Area. The dam was built to harness the fury of the . . . Map (db m101391) HM
5 Nebraska, Cedar County, Crofton — The Great Missouri River
The Missouri, the continent's longest river, figures prominently in the unfolding of America's saga. Flowing nearby in its 2,341 - mile course from the Rocky Mountains to the Mississippi, the Big Muddy is not only loaded with sediment but . . . Map (db m101394) HM
6 Nebraska, Cedar County, Hartington — 204 — Cedar County
Much of the early history of Cedar County involves the Indian inhabitants, the Ponca, Omaha, and Sioux. Several prehistoric and historic Indian villages were located in the region. In 1804, Lewis and Clark ascended the Missouri River near here . . . Map (db m181311) HM
7 Nebraska, Cedar County, Hartington — 321 — Hartington - Home of two Nebraska Governors
This marker, dedicated on the 100th anniversary of Hartington High School, June 25, 1988, is in honor of two graduates who became governors of Nebraska. Dwight Burney, born in 1892, graduated from Hartington High School in 1910. Burney attended . . . Map (db m181317) HM
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Oct. 2, 2023