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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bertrand, Nebraska

 
Clickable Map of Phelps County, Nebraska and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Phelps County, NE (2) Buffalo County, NE (35) Dawson County, NE (11) Franklin County, NE (6) Furnas County, NE (3) Gosper County, NE (1) Harlan County, NE (2) Kearney County, NE (8)  PhelpsCounty(2) Phelps County (2)  BuffaloCounty(35) Buffalo County (35)  DawsonCounty(11) Dawson County (11)  FranklinCounty(6) Franklin County (6)  FurnasCounty(3) Furnas County (3)  GosperCounty(1) Gosper County (1)  HarlanCounty(2) Harlan County (2)  KearneyCounty(8) Kearney County (8)
Holdrege is the county seat for Phelps County
Bertrand is in Phelps County
      Phelps County (2)  
ADJACENT TO PHELPS COUNTY
      Buffalo County (35)  
      Dawson County (11)  
      Franklin County (6)  
      Furnas County (3)  
      Gosper County (1)  
      Harlan County (2)  
      Kearney County (8)  
 
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1Nebraska (Phelps County), Bertrand — Plum Creek Massacre SiteAugust 8, 1864
An early morning attack on a train of 12 wagons at this spot resulted in the death of 11 men and the capture of Mrs. Thomas Morton and 9 year old Danny Marble. The attack was by Indian “Dog Soldiers” of the Cheyenne Tribe led by Chief . . . Map (db m62794) HM
2Nebraska (Phelps County), Bertrand — The Plum Creek Massacre
On the morning of August 8, 1864, a war party of Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians attacked a Denver-bound freight wagon train killing thirteen men and taking captive Nancy Jane Morton of Sidney, Iowa, and nine-year old Daniel Marble of Council Bluffs, . . . Map (db m107476) WM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022