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

Clickable Map of Kearney 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> Kearney County, NE (8) Adams County, NE (3) Buffalo County, NE (35) Franklin County, NE (6) Harlan County, NE (2) Phelps County, NE (2) Webster County, NE (8)  KearneyCounty(8) Kearney County (8)  AdamsCounty(3) Adams County (3)  BuffaloCounty(35) Buffalo County (35)  FranklinCounty(6) Franklin County (6)  HarlanCounty(2) Harlan County (2)  PhelpsCounty(2) Phelps County (2)  WebsterCounty(8) Webster County (8)
Minden is the county seat for Kearney County
Adjacent to Kearney County, Nebraska
      Adams County (3)  
      Buffalo County (35)  
      Franklin County (6)  
      Harlan County (2)  
      Phelps County (2)  
      Webster County (8)  
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1 Nebraska, Kearney County, Dobytown — 96 — Dobytown
Following the 1848 establishment of Fort Kearny two miles east of here and the later expansion of overland commerce and emigration, the small commercial center of Kearney City was established here in 1859. The town's more common name, Dobytown, . . . Map (db m58979) HM
2 Nebraska, Kearney County, Kearney — 229 — Fort Kearny
The growth of overland emigration to Oregon after 1842 resulted in the establishment of military posts across the West to protect travelers. The first post, Fort Kearny, was established in the spring of 1848 “near the head of the Grand . . . Map (db m43237) HM
3 Nebraska, Kearney County, Minden — Center Pivot IrrigatorHistoric Landmark of Agricultural Engineering
Frank Zybach, farming near Strasburg, Colorado, patented a "Self-Propelled Sprinkling Irrigating Apparatus” on July 22, 1952. Mobile towers carried a pipeline in a circle around a pivot. Sprinklers on the pipeline distributed the water. In 1954, . . . Map (db m147176) HM
4 Nebraska, Kearney County, Minden — Civil and Spanish-American Wars Memorial
Memorial to the Veterans of the Civil and Spanish-American Wars. [Honor Roll of Veterans] Gettysburg · Vicksburg Antietam · Monitor&MerrimacMap (db m58986) WM
5 Nebraska, Kearney County, Minden — Kearney County CourthouseErected 1906 — Nebraska Historic Site —
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places Nebraska State Historical SocietyMap (db m58984) HM
6 Nebraska, Kearney County, Minden — Kearney County Pioneers
To the Pioneers of Kearney County, Nebr. Dedicated Sept. 23, 1933Map (db m58985) HM
7 Nebraska, Kearney County, Minden — World War Memorial1917 - 1919
Veterans of the World War Kearney County, Nebraska [Roll of Honored Dead] Hilmer Anderson · Leo Robert Atwater William D. Brainard · Thomas J. Geren Harry A. Hetrick · Reuben N. D. Jensen Segfred O. Johnson · Frank Leafstedt . . . Map (db m58982) HM
8 Nebraska, Kearney County, Newark — 239 — The Burlington & Missouri River Railroad
The Burlington & Missouri River Railroad entered Nebraska at Plattsmouth in 1870 and built west to join the Union Pacific at Kearney Junction (now Kearney city) on September 3, 1872. The railroad bridge into Kearney was used for 104 years. It . . . Map (db m58980) HM
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Jun. 7, 2023