“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 Merrick County, Nebraska

Clickable Map of Merrick 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> Merrick County, NE (5) Hall County, NE (40) Hamilton County, NE (9) Howard County, NE (4) Nance County, NE (3) Platte County, NE (42) Polk County, NE (5)  MerrickCounty(5) Merrick County (5)  HallCounty(40) Hall County (40)  HamiltonCounty(9) Hamilton County (9)  HowardCounty(4) Howard County (4)  NanceCounty(3) Nance County (3)  PlatteCounty(42) Platte County (42)  PolkCounty(5) Polk County (5)
Central City is the county seat for Merrick County
Adjacent to Merrick County, Nebraska
      Hall County (40)  
      Hamilton County (9)  
      Howard County (4)  
      Nance County (3)  
      Platte County (42)  
      Polk County (5)  
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1 Nebraska, Merrick County, Central City — 9-11 Memorial Clock
Dedicated to the memory of all those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 with special recognition to 1973 Central City High School Alumni Monte McCullough Hord who died on the 104th floor of the World Trade Centers . . . Map (db m181601) HM
2 Nebraska, Merrick County, Central City — 551 — Heber Hord House
[side 1] Built in 1906 and remodeled in 1923, this was the home of cattleman Heber Hord until his death in 1949. Hord was the only son of Thomas Benton (T.B.) Hord, who founded a livestock feeding company based in Central City. T.B. Hord . . . Map (db m181600) HM
3 Nebraska, Merrick County, Central City — 92 — Lone Tree
Lone Tree, a giant, solitary cottonwood, was a noted Platte River landmark as early as 1833. Standing on the north side of the river some three miles southwest of present Central City, the tree was visible at great distance. Several travelers . . . Map (db m53229) HM
4 Nebraska, Merrick County, Central City — 6 — The Mormon Trail
For thousands of Mormons, the great pioneer trail along the north bank of the Platte which paralleled the river about a mile south of here was an avenue of escape from persecution and a roadway to a new life. Brigham Young led the first mass . . . Map (db m53233) HM
5 Nebraska, Merrick County, Chapman — Chapman Cemetery GAR Marker
top inscription Unknown Dead From 1861 to 1865 bottom inscription Clark Elder Post No. 158 G.A.R. Map (db m31452) HM
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Feb. 21, 2024