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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Gibbon, Nebraska

 
Clickable Map of Buffalo 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 Buffalo County, NE (35) Adams County, NE (3) Custer County, NE (10) Dawson County, NE (11) Hall County, NE (39) Howard County, NE (4) Kearney County, NE (8) Phelps County, NE (2) Sherman County, NE (6)  BuffaloCounty(35) Buffalo County (35)  AdamsCounty(3) Adams County (3)  CusterCounty(10) Custer County (10)  DawsonCounty(11) Dawson County (11)  HallCounty(39) Hall County (39)  HowardCounty(4) Howard County (4)  KearneyCounty(8) Kearney County (8)  PhelpsCounty(2) Phelps County (2)  ShermanCounty(6) Sherman County (6)
Kearney is the county seat for Buffalo County
Gibbon is in Buffalo County
      Buffalo County (35)  
ADJACENT TO BUFFALO COUNTY
      Adams County (3)  
      Custer County (10)  
      Dawson County (11)  
      Hall County (39)  
      Howard County (4)  
      Kearney County (8)  
      Phelps County (2)  
      Sherman County (6)  
 
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1Nebraska (Buffalo County), Gibbon — First Buffalo County Court House
On Oct. 10, 1871 the Buffalo County seat was by vote located at Gibbon. On this site was built the first Buffalo County Courthouse in 1873. Hand made brick in base, made from local clay is from this courthouse razed in 1909. On Oct. 13, 1874 the . . . Map (db m79715) HM
2Nebraska (Buffalo County), Gibbon — 115 — Gibbon1871 - 1971
Gibbon, on the old Mormon Trail, was the site of a unique experiment in homestead colonization. Originally conceived as a financial venture by Colonel John Thorp of Ohio, the Soldier's Free Homestead Colony was responsible for bringing the first . . . Map (db m79880) HM
3Nebraska (Buffalo County), Gibbon — 201 — Gibbon
Gibbon, near here, was the site of a unique experiment in homestead colonization. The Soldiers' Free Homestead Temperance Colony was responsible for bringing the earliest settlers, mostly Union veterans, to this locality. Traveling via the Union . . . Map (db m79716) HM
4Nebraska (Buffalo County), Gibbon — In Honor of D. E. "Mac" McGregor
In honor of D. E. "Mac" McGregor whose ideas brought about this park and this windmillMap (db m79884) HM
5Nebraska (Buffalo County), Gibbon — Memorial Tree
In honor of the Grand Army of the Republic by its Auxiliary the National Woman's Relief CorpsMap (db m79718) WM
6Nebraska (Buffalo County), Gibbon — 359 — Nebraska Centre - Boyd Ranche
James E. Boyd settled near here in 1858 and by 1860 operated a trail ranche supplying travelers on the Platte Valley Overland Route (Mormon Trail). The ranche included 2200 acres of corn and barley. Nebraska Centre Post Office was here until it was . . . Map (db m45425) HM
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7Nebraska (Buffalo County), Gibbon — The Soldiers Free Homestead ColonyIn Memory Of — April 7, 1871 —
Erected by the descendants of the Soldiers Free Homestead Colony, to honor and perpetuate their names, for their courage and self sacrifice in their pioneering. They arrived in Gibbon, Nebraska, April 7, 1871, by Union Pacific Railroad, seeking . . . Map (db m79721) HM
 
 
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Sep. 25, 2022