Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Gibbon, Nebraska Historical Markers

 
First Buffalo County Court House Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
First Buffalo County Court House Marker
Nebraska (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, . . . — Map (db m79715) HM

Nebraska (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 . . . — Map (db m79716) HM

Nebraska (Buffalo County), Gibbon — 115 — Gibbon 1871 - 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 . . . — Map (db m79880) HM

Nebraska (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 windmill — Map (db m79884) HM
Nebraska (Buffalo County), Gibbon — Memorial Tree

In honor of the Grand Army of the Republic by its Auxiliary the National Woman's Relief Corps — Map (db m79718) WM

Nebraska (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
Nebraska (Buffalo County), Gibbon — The Soldiers Free Homestead Colony In 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


7 markers matched your search criteria.
Paid Advertisement
Apr. 7, 2020