State markers tell Nebraska history, in 500 easy lessons
The historical marker at the Florence Mill, west of Omaha's Mormon Bridge, is one of 500 that mark significant places and events in Nebraska. The first marker was placed in 1961, the 500th in June.
Posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013 12:00 am
You might say Buffalo Bill, Gen. George Custer, Chief Standing Bear, Grover Cleveland Alexander and Malcolm X paved the way for the Lincoln Highway.
Or that Chimney Rock, the Kearney Cotton Mill, the Pawnee Villages in Dodge County and the Half-Breed Tract near Auburn were milestones along the way.
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