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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Harrison, Nebraska
Location of Harrison, Nebraska
► Sioux County (10) ► Box Butte County (1) ► Dawes County (33) ► Scotts Bluff County (41) ► Fall River County, South Dakota (16) ► Goshen County, Wyoming (68) ► Niobrara County, Wyoming (19)
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| Site where seven companies of the Fifth U.S. Cavalry under Col. Wesley Merritt intercepted 800 Cheyennes and Sioux en route to join Indians in the north July 17, 1876 The Cheyennes and Sioux were driven back to the Red . . . — — Map (db m173965) HM WM|
|Large pioneer ranches were established in this region of Nebraska in the 1870's and early 1880's. Charles F. Coffee was one of these pioneers, with ranch headquarters on Hat Creek in Nebraska and Rawhide Creek in Wyoming. By June, 1886, the Fremont, . . . — — Map (db m9584) HM|
|Near here are ruts left by the famed 1874 Sioux Expedition, a U.S. military force sent to establish Camps Sheridan and Robinson. The 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie had guaranteed food and supplies to the Sioux and other tribes in exchange for lands . . . — — Map (db m135119) HM|
|The hills held ancient secrets for paleontologists. The two hills in the distance don’t look like anything special. Even up close the untrained eye will see nothing astounding. But a sandstone layer near the bases of the hills has yielded one of the . . . — — Map (db m62064) HM|
This sod house is a replica of one built at this site by Kenneth Pelren and Segard
Anderson in 1930. Clay soil held together by a tenacious root system was plowed from the prairie and stacked in a manner similar to modern brick construction. . . . — — Map (db m173939) HM|
|A railroad camp named Summit (elev. 4876 ft.) was located on this site in 1884. When the Fremont, Elkhorn, and Missouri Valley Railroad reached here in 1886, an unincorporated townsite named Bowen was platted and designated the county seat of Sioux . . . — — Map (db m9593) HM|
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