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

Clickable Map of Hamilton 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> Hamilton County, NE (9) Adams County, NE (3) Clay County, NE (2) Hall County, NE (39) Merrick County, NE (5) Polk County, NE (5) York County, NE (9)  HamiltonCounty(9) Hamilton County (9)  AdamsCounty(3) Adams County (3)  ClayCounty(2) Clay County (2)  HallCounty(39) Hall County (39)  MerrickCounty(5) Merrick County (5)  PolkCounty(5) Polk County (5)  YorkCounty(9) York County (9)
Aurora is the county seat for Hamilton County
Adjacent to Hamilton County, Nebraska
      Adams County (3)  
      Clay County (2)  
      Hall County (39)  
      Merrick County (5)  
      Polk County (5)  
      York County (9)  
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1 Nebraska, Hamilton County, Aurora — Civil War Memorial
[Monument center panels] Hamilton County's Memorial to The Union Soldier. 1861 - 1865. ———————— 2,350,000 Volunteers. 360,000 died that their country might live. . . . Map (db m79857) WM
2 Nebraska, Hamilton County, Aurora — Civil War Memorial
To The Unknown Dead. 1861 - 1865 He sank faint and hungry among famished brave, And they laid him sad and lonely within his nameless grave. No stone marks the sod o'er the lad so brave and true; In his lonely grave he sleeps in . . . Map (db m79865) WM
3 Nebraska, Hamilton County, Aurora — Civil War Monument
A similar marble shaft was erected and dedicated on May 5th 1880 at the Hamilton County Courthouse. In 1894 a fire destroyed the original courthouse. During demolition the marble shaft was crushed by falling debris. After 117 years, invisible . . . Map (db m79855) HM
4 Nebraska, Hamilton County, Aurora — 046 — Deep Well Irrigation
During the 1930’s, Nebraska suffered one of the most serious droughts in its recorded history. In all parts of Nebraska rainfall was far below normal. In 1936, corn yielded only 1/10 as much per acre as it had during the years 1923-1932. The dry . . . Map (db m206748) HM
5 Nebraska, Hamilton County, Aurora — Magnetic Station
The early county surveyors would set their compasses over this point to determine the magnetic declination, which is the difference between True North and Magnetic North. Established June 19, 1911 by the U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey, . . . Map (db m206750) HM
6 Nebraska, Hamilton County, Aurora — Site of Camp Hamilton
CO. H, 5th Nebr. N. G. 134th Inft. mobilized here July 15, 1917 — Sept. 14, 1917 for service in The World War ———— Presented by Womans Relief Corps Aurora Chamber of CommerceMap (db m206751) HM WM
7 Nebraska, Hamilton County, Aurora — 377 — The Hamilton County Courthouse
This building is Hamilton County's third courthouse. The first was built in Orville City, the original county seat, in 1870. After five elections, Aurora was chosen as county seat in 1876. To assure the victory, the town constructed the second . . . Map (db m223454) HM
8 Nebraska, Hamilton County, Aurora — Veterans Memorial
The People of Hamilton County dedicate this memorial to the men and women who served our country [Honor Roll of Veterans] [not transcribed] [Roll of Honored Dead] World War I Guy Nowlin • Emil G Post • John R Richardson . . . Map (db m79847) WM
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9 Nebraska, Hamilton County, Aurora — War Memorial
. . . Map (db m79860) WM
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Jun. 9, 2023