“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Harrison, Nebraska

Clickable Map of Sioux 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> Sioux County, NE (26) Box Butte County, NE (3) Dawes County, NE (44) Scotts Bluff County, NE (49) Fall River County, SD (19) Goshen County, WY (69) Niobrara County, WY (20)  SiouxCounty(26) Sioux County (26)  BoxButteCounty(3) Box Butte County (3)  DawesCounty(44) Dawes County (44)  ScottsBluffCounty(49) Scotts Bluff County (49)  FallRiverCountySouth Dakota(19) Fall River County (19)  GoshenCountyWyoming(69) Goshen County (69)  NiobraraCounty(20) Niobrara County (20)
Harrison is the county seat for Sioux County
Harrison is in Sioux County
      Sioux County (26)  
      Box Butte County (3)  
      Dawes County (44)  
      Scotts Bluff County (49)  
      Fall River County, South Dakota (19)  
      Goshen County, Wyoming (69)  
      Niobrara County, Wyoming (20)  
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1 Nebraska, Sioux County, Harrison — Battle of Warbonnet Creek Monument
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
2 Nebraska, Sioux County, Harrison — 260 — Coffee Siding
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
3 Nebraska, Sioux County, Harrison — 158 — Fort Laramie - Fort Robinson Trail Reported missing
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
4 Nebraska, Sioux County, Harrison — Fossil Hills TrailAgate Fossil Beds National Monument — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
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 . . . Map (db m62064) HM
5 Nebraska, Sioux County, Harrison — Fossil Hills Trail
The Fossil Hills Trail leads to the historic location where a number of quarries were excavated into the Agate bonebed. At University Hill, a hillside cut exposes the bank of a shallow waterhole that existed here 19 million years ago. At . . . Map (db m227832) HM
6 Nebraska, Sioux County, Harrison — The Innovation of Early Homesteaders
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 m185043) HM
7 Nebraska, Sioux County, Harrison — 302 — Village of Harrison
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
8 Nebraska, Sioux County, Harrison — Yellow Hand Monument
. . . Map (db m173962) HM WM
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Feb. 20, 2024