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Fort McPherson Marker (<b><i>wide view</b></i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, August 3, 2013
Fort McPherson Marker (wide view)
Nebraska (Lincoln County), Maxwell — 14 — Fort McPherson
The fort was established on the Oregon Trail on the south side of the Platte River in October 1863, on the eve of intensified Indian raids on the Plains. Built next to the well-known Cottonwood Springs and McDonald ranch, it commanded a . . . — Map (db m101821) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — 20th Century Veterans Memorial
The idea for the 20th Century Veterans’ Memorial was conceived by Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Don C. Craig US Army (Infantry) World War II and Robert R. Hinde, Jr. Sergeant US Marine Corp World War II.

The Architectural talents of Robert R. Hinde, . . . — Map (db m92532) WM

Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — 232 — Scout's Rest
William Frederick Cody (1846-1917), known to the world a "Buffalo Bill," was the most noted Nebraskan of his day. The Many national and European tours of his various "Wild West" exhibitions made him the living symbol of the American West.

Cody . . . — Map (db m76753) HM

Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — 89 — Sioux Lookout
Sioux Lookout, the highest point in Lincoln County, was a prominent landmark on the overland trails. From its lofty summit the development of the West unfolded before the eyes of the Sioux and other Indians. Trappers and traders came by here . . . — Map (db m107393) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), North Platte — United States POW-MIA History
The scourge of every war has been service personnel that are missing in action or have not been accounted for as prisoners of war, and sadly, there is no definite closure for the loved ones, friends and comrades in arms of those for whom there has . . . — Map (db m107399) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), Sutherland — 109 — Crossing the Overland Trail
      Beneath this platform, evidence of the great westward migration still remains. These shallow depressions were once deep ruts created by thousands of hooves, shoes and wheels. The Overland Trail is often visualized as a single well-defined . . . — Map (db m88677) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), Sutherland — Purple Heart TrailFreedom is not Free
      The Purple Heart medal was originated by General George Washington on August 7, 1782 for distinguished valor and is now awarded only to members of the armed forces of the United States who have been wounded in combat against an armed enemy. . . . — Map (db m89175) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), Sutherland — 111 — The Great Platte River Road
      This is the Platte River Valley, America’s great road west. It provided a natural pathway for westward expansion across the continent during the nineteenth century. Here passed the Oregon Trail, following the South Platte River along much . . . — Map (db m88674) HM
Nebraska (Lincoln County), Sutherland — 110 — The Great Platte River Road
This is the Platte River Valley, America's great road west. It provided a natural pathway for westward expansion across the continent during the nineteenth century. Here passed the Oregon Trail, following the South Platte River along much the same . . . — Map (db m89341) HM

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