“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 Dixon County, Nebraska

Clickable Map of Dixon 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> Dixon County, NE (5) Cedar County, NE (7) Dakota County, NE (7) Thurston County, NE (4) Wayne County, NE (2) Clay County, SD (44) Union County, SD (30)  DixonCounty(5) Dixon County (5)  CedarCounty(7) Cedar County (7)  DakotaCounty(7) Dakota County (7)  ThurstonCounty(4) Thurston County (4)  WayneCounty(2) Wayne County (2)  ClayCountySouth Dakota(44) Clay County (44)  UnionCounty(30) Union County (30)
Ponca is the county seat for Dixon County
Adjacent to Dixon County, Nebraska
      Cedar County (7)  
      Dakota County (7)  
      Thurston County (4)  
      Wayne County (2)  
      Clay County, South Dakota (44)  
      Union County, South Dakota (30)  
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1 Nebraska, Dixon County, Maskell — Mulberry Bend Scenic Overlook
This short trail leads to two overlooks that offer views of a natural, free-flowing segment of the Missouri River. Here, the river still meanders through the countryside much as it did in Lewis and Clark's day. At the first overlook, exhibits . . . Map (db m15114) HM
2 Nebraska, Dixon County, Maskell — 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 steeped in . . . Map (db m15113) HM
3 Nebraska, Dixon County, Newcastle — 068 — The Ionia "Volcano"
On August, 24, 1804, the Lewis and Clark Expedition, traveling up the Missouri River, passed a bluff about 180 to 190 feet high. Clark wrote that it appeared to have been on fire and was still very hot. He also detected signs of coal and what looked . . . Map (db m155542) HM
4 Nebraska, Dixon County, Ponca — 149 — Ponca
Ponca, one of northeast Nebraska’s earliest communities, was platted in 1856 by Frank West and laid out by Dr. Solomon B. Stough. The town was named for the Ponca Indian tribe that inhabited the area when the first white settlers arrived. The . . . Map (db m206794) HM
5 Nebraska, Dixon County, Ponca — 270 — Ponca State Park
When French traders and trappers explored the river in the early 1700's, the Ioway Indians occupied this area. Later explorers, such as Lewis and Clark, also traveled the Missouri. White settlement began in the late 1850's when the Omaha and Ponca, . . . Map (db m170764) HM
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Sep. 23, 2023