“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 Benkelman, Nebraska

Clickable Map of Dundy 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> Dundy County, NE (5) Chase County, NE (3) Hayes County, NE (1) Hitchcock County, NE (5) Yuma County, CO (3) Cheyenne County, KS (1) Rawlins County, KS (1)  DundyCounty(5) Dundy County (5)  ChaseCounty(3) Chase County (3)  HayesCounty(1) Hayes County (1)  HitchcockCounty(5) Hitchcock County (5)  YumaCountyColorado(3) Yuma County (3)  CheyenneCountyKansas(1) Cheyenne County (1)  RawlinsCounty(1) Rawlins County (1)
Benkelman is the county seat for Dundy County
Benkelman is in Dundy County
      Dundy County (5)  
      Chase County (3)  
      Hayes County (1)  
      Hitchcock County (5)  
      Yuma County, Colorado (3)  
      Cheyenne County, Kansas (1)  
      Rawlins County, Kansas (1)  
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1 Nebraska, Dundy County, Benkelman — 22 — General Custer in Nebraska
General George Armstrong Custer, commanding troops A, D, E, H, K, and M of the Seventh Cavalry, camped near here June 22, to 30, 1867, after a march from Fort McPherson, Nebraska. They were campaigning against the elusive Sioux and Cheyenne . . . Map (db m79233) HM
2 Nebraska, Dundy County, Benkelman — 470 — Nature's Gift: The Highway 34 Springs
Since times unrecorded, springs from the Ogallala Formation relieved travelers through the Republican Valley. In 1930 Benkelman citizens improved a nearby spring to benefit motorists on NE 3 (later US 34). The 1935 Republican River flood destroyed . . . Map (db m180993) HM
3 Nebraska, Dundy County, Benkelman — 446 — Prisoners of War in Dundy County
In May 1944 German prisoners of war from Camp Atlanta, Nebraska, were sent to a side camp near here to help area farmers complete the 1943 corn harvest. Seven farmers employed forty-four Germans, who harvested some ten thousand bushels of corn. Six . . . Map (db m180995) HM
4 Nebraska, Dundy County, Benkelman — 445 — Ward Bond's Boyhood Home
Actor Ward Edwin Bond was born in this house on April 9, 1903, the son of John W. and Mabel L. Bond. The family lived here until leaving Benkelman in 1919. Ward Bond played supporting roles in more than 250 motion pictures and starred as Major Seth . . . Map (db m180960) HM
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Feb. 28, 2024