“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 Fort Calhoun, Nebraska

Clickable Map of Washington 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> Washington County, NE (13) Burt County, NE (1) Dodge County, NE (7) Douglas County, NE (100) Harrison County, IA (5) Pottawattamie County, IA (28)  WashingtonCounty(13) Washington County (13)  BurtCounty(1) Burt County (1)  DodgeCounty(7) Dodge County (7)  DouglasCounty(100) Douglas County (100)  HarrisonCountyIowa(5) Harrison County (5)  PottawattamieCounty(28) Pottawattamie County (28)
Blair is the county seat for Washington County
Fort Calhoun is in Washington County
      Washington County (13)  
      Burt County (1)  
      Dodge County (7)  
      Douglas County (100)  
      Harrison County, Iowa (5)  
      Pottawattamie County, Iowa (28)  
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1Nebraska (Washington County), Fort Calhoun — 117 — Fort Atkinson
From 1820 to 1827, the nation's largest and most westerly military post occupied this site, the earlier scene of Lewis and Clark's Council Bluff. In late 1819, troops under Colonel Henry Atkinson established Cantonment Missouri along the river near . . . Map (db m7769) HM
2Nebraska (Washington County), Fort Calhoun — 2 — Fort Atkinson
Civilization came to the west bank of the Missouri with establishment of Fort Atkinson in 1820 about a half mile southeast of here. Named after its founder, General Henry Atkinson, this western-most Fort protected the frontier's developing commerce. . . . Map (db m7890) HM
3Nebraska (Washington County), Fort Calhoun — 341 — Lewis and Clark CampsiteJuly 30 - August 2, 1804
On July 30 the explorers arrived at the bluff where Fort Atkinson would be built less than two decades later. Clark wrote, "The Situation of this place which we Call Council Bluff which is handsom ellevated a Spot well Calculated... for a . . . Map (db m7887) HM
4Nebraska (Washington County), Fort Calhoun — 457 — The Death of Marshal Suverkrubbe
About 3 a.m. on December 5, 1932, Fort Calhoun marshal Albert Suverkrubbe was shot while trying to apprehend two men fleeing Kruse's Red and White Grocery at 106 S. Fourteenth Street. Suverkrubbe died from his wounds nine days later, leaving his . . . Map (db m7767) HM
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Dec. 10, 2022