“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 Thomas County, Nebraska

Clickable Map of Thomas 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> Thomas County, NE (4) Blaine County, NE (0) Cherry County, NE (5) Hooker County, NE (2) Logan County, NE (0) McPherson County, NE (1)  ThomasCounty(4) Thomas County (4)  BlaineCounty(0) Blaine County (0)  CherryCounty(5) Cherry County (5)  HookerCounty(2) Hooker County (2)  LoganCounty(0) Logan County (0)  McPhersonCounty(1) McPherson County (1)
Thedford is the county seat for Thomas County
Adjacent to Thomas County, Nebraska
      Blaine County (0)  
      Cherry County (5)  
      Hooker County (2)  
      Logan County (0)  
      McPherson County (1)  
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1 Nebraska, Thomas County, Halsey — 497 — Village of Halsey
In 1885 surveyors designated a route through the Sand Hills for a Burlington Railroad branch line. The rails reached this point on the Blaine Thomas county line in 1887, and a town was laid out. It was named Halsey after Halsey E. Yates, the son of . . . Map (db m178925) HM
2 Nebraska, Thomas County, Thedford — 517 — The Haumann Sisters: Lost in the Sandhills
On May 10, 1891, eight-year-old Matilda (Tillie) Haumann and her four-year-old sister, Anna Henrietta (Retta), became lost in the Sandhills while returning home from visiting their sister who was helping a neighbor. Their parents, Carl and . . . Map (db m178914) HM
3 Nebraska, Thomas County, Thedford — The Nebraska Sandhills
You are near the center of one of the world’s greatest cattle producing areas — some 13 million acres of deep sands with a high water-table exposed in numerous lakes. This great sea of sand was deposited by winds of a desert climate that ended . . . Map (db m180889) HM
4 Nebraska, Thomas County, Thedford — 63 — The Sandhills
The Sandhills, Nebraska’s most unique physiographic feature, covers about one-fourth of the state. The sandy soil acts like a giant sponge, soaking up rain and forming a vast underground reservoir. Hundreds of permanent lakes are found here. . . . Map (db m180875) HM
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Apr. 17, 2024