“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 Bayard, Nebraska

Clickable Map of Morrill 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> Morrill County, NE (20) Banner County, NE (0) Box Butte County, NE (3) Cheyenne County, NE (4) Garden County, NE (14) Scotts Bluff County, NE (45) Sheridan County, NE (5)  MorrillCounty(20) Morrill County (20)  BannerCounty(0) Banner County (0)  BoxButteCounty(3) Box Butte County (3)  CheyenneCounty(4) Cheyenne County (4)  GardenCounty(14) Garden County (14)  ScottsBluffCounty(45) Scotts Bluff County (45)  SheridanCounty(5) Sheridan County (5)
Bridgeport is the county seat for Morrill County
Bayard is in Morrill County
      Morrill County (20)  
      Banner County (0)  
      Box Butte County (3)  
      Cheyenne County (4)  
      Garden County (14)  
      Scotts Bluff County (45)  
      Sheridan County (5)  
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1Nebraska (Morrill County), Bayard — 152 — Chimney Rock
Rising 470 feet above the North Platte River Vally, Chimney Rock stands to the south as the most celebrated of all natural formations along the overland routes to California, Oregon, and Utah. Chimney Rock served as an early landmark for fur . . . Map (db m25061) HM
2Nebraska (Morrill County), Bayard — Chimney Rock Cemetery
During the Westward migration through this pass many died as they looked for a better life.Map (db m87316) HM
3Nebraska (Morrill County), Bayard — Chimney Rock National Historic SiteEthel and Christopher J. Abbott Visitor Center Site
The property upon which this visitor center sits was donated by Gordon and Patty Howard In Memory of Roszel F. (Frank) Durnal and Mary B. Durnal and their descendants, who gave Chimney Rock to the Nebraska State Historical Society in 1939 . . . Map (db m169810) HM
4Nebraska (Morrill County), Bayard — Chimney Rock Station
Seal of the National Pony Express Centennial Association Chimney Rock Station on the route of the Pony Express, was located near here between Chimney Rock and the North Platte River. This was an important Pony Express stop between . . . Map (db m79423) HM
5Nebraska (Morrill County), Bayard — Mary Murray Murdoch
Member Mormon Martin Handcart Company Mary Murray Murdoch “Wee Granny” Born Scotland Oct. 13, 1782 Died near Chimney Rock, Neb. Oct. 2, 1856 “Tell John I died with my face toward Zion.” Dedicated by the Murdoch Family . . . Map (db m87318) HM
6Nebraska (Morrill County), Bayard — The Innocent Assassins
Once in the sun-fierce badlands of the west in that strange country of volcanic ash and cones, . . . we found a sabertooth, most ancient cat, far down in all those cellars of dead time.”From The Innocent Assassins by . . . Map (db m89174) HM
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7Nebraska (Morrill County), Bayard — The Mormon Pioneer Trail / Halfway To Zion
Fleeing heated religious and political hostility and persecution, many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (widely known as Mormons) abruptly fled their homes in Nauvoo, Illinois in February 1846. Unprepared for the cold of . . . Map (db m195175) HM
8Nebraska (Morrill County), Bayard — The Oregon Trail
Marked by the State of Nebraska 1912 Chimney Rock S 56º 56’ W. 9041 Ft. Map (db m86714) HM
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Sep. 28, 2022