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Hamilton County Nebraska Historical Markers

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
Civil War Memorial
Nebraska (Hamilton County), Aurora — Civil War Memorial

[Monument center panels] Hamilton County's Memorial to The Union Soldier. 1861 - 1865. ———————— 2,350,000 Volunteers. 360,000 died that their country might live. . . . — Map (db m79857) WM

Nebraska (Hamilton County), Aurora — Civil War Memorial

To The Unknown Dead. 1861 - 1865

He sank faint and hungry among famished brave, And they laid him sad and lonely within his nameless grave.

No stone marks the sod o'er the lad so brave and true; In his lonely grave he . . . — Map (db m79865) WM

Nebraska (Hamilton County), Aurora — Civil War Monument

A similar marble shaft was erected and dedicated on May 5th 1880 at the Hamilton County Courthouse. In 1894 a fire destroyed the original courthouse. During demolition the marble shaft was crushed by falling debris. After 117 years, invisible . . . — Map (db m79855) HM

Nebraska (Hamilton County), Aurora — The Hamilton County Courthouse

This building is Hamilton County's third courthouse. The first was built in Orville City, the original county seat, in 1870. After five elections, Aurora was chosen as county seat in 1876. To assure the victory, the town constructed the second . . . — Map (db m79846) HM

Nebraska (Hamilton County), Aurora — Veterans Memorial

The People of Hamilton County dedicate this memorial to the men and women who served our country

[Honor Roll of Veterans] [not transcribed]

[Roll of Honored Dead] World War I Guy Nowlin Emil G Post John R . . . — Map (db m79847) WM

Nebraska (Hamilton County), Aurora — War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m79860) WM

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