“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 Cherry County, Nebraska

Clickable Map of Cherry 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> Cherry County, NE (5) Blaine County, NE (0) Brown County, NE (3) Grant County, NE (1) Hooker County, NE (2) Keya Paha County, NE (1) Sheridan County, NE (5) Thomas County, NE (4) Bennett County, SD (1) Todd County, SD (0) Tripp County, SD (0)  CherryCounty(5) Cherry County (5)  BlaineCounty(0) Blaine County (0)  BrownCounty(3) Brown County (3)  GrantCounty(1) Grant County (1)  HookerCounty(2) Hooker County (2)  KeyaPahaCounty(1) Keya Paha County (1)  SheridanCounty(5) Sheridan County (5)  ThomasCounty(4) Thomas County (4)  BennettCountySouth Dakota(1) Bennett County (1)  ToddCounty(0) Todd County (0)  TrippCounty(0) Tripp County (0)
Valentine is the county seat for Cherry County
Adjacent to Cherry County, Nebraska
      Blaine County (0)  
      Brown County (3)  
      Grant County (1)  
      Hooker County (2)  
      Keya Paha County (1)  
      Sheridan County (5)  
      Thomas County (4)  
      Bennett County, South Dakota (1)  
      Todd County, South Dakota (0)  
      Tripp County, South Dakota (0)  
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1 Nebraska, Cherry County, Bayonne — 4 — Opening the Sandhills
The first ranch in this area was set up on the Niobrara River about five miles south of here in 1877. E. S. Newman established his ranch to sell cattle to the government for delivery to the Indians at the Pine Ridge Agency to the north. The . . . Map (db m9622) HM
2 Nebraska, Cherry County, Merriman — 493 — Survey ValleyCherry County, Nebraska
This natural valley extending east and west across the Sandhills became known as Survey Valley after the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad surveyed a prospective line from O’Neill to Alliance in 1887. No rails were ever laid. On January 19, . . . Map (db m178711) HM
3 Nebraska, Cherry County, Valentine — 378 — Bryan Bridge
This arched cantilever truss bridge, connected in the center with a single pin, is the only one of its kind in the United States. It was built in 1932 by the Department of Public Works and named by the local citizenry in honor of Governor Charles . . . Map (db m70625) HM
4 Nebraska, Cherry County, Valentine — 87 — Fort Niobrara
When a Sioux Indian reservation was established north of here in Dakota Territory in 1878, early settlers in the region grew fearful of attack. They requested military protection, and in 1880 Fort Niobrara was built a few miles east of present-day . . . Map (db m77753) HM
5 Nebraska, Cherry County, Wood Lake — 483 — Midair Collision of P-47 "Thunderbolt" Fighter Planes, 1944
At 10:45 a.m. on February 5, 1944, 1st Lt. John B. Beatty of Sandusky, OH, and 2d Lt. Earnest W. Fanslau of Mantua, NJ took to the air from the Ainsworth Army Air Field in two P-47 "Thunderbolt" fighter planes for an instrument training flight. Lt. . . . Map (db m77754) HM
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Sep. 25, 2023