Merrick County's 100th Year: 1858-1958
PHOTOS & ILLUSTRATIONS
Map of Merrick County - shape of the county
Centennial Board of Directors - Warren Marsh. Arthur Klingenberg, P. C. Woodward, Leo Stines, Leslie Lindahl, E. H. Tooker, Holly Wilhoft, Pat Lewis, Flora Nordstrom, Mrs. Alice Rest, Mrs. Floyd Gorgen, Mrs. Geo. Morgan.
Historical Committee (Centennial) - Warren Marsh, Donald Sampson, Amer Lincoln, Miner Harris, D. E. Magnuson, Mrs. Herbert Lock, Fred A. Marsh.
Centennial Belles Board of Directors - Mrs. Don Shull. Mrs. Donald Booth, Mrs. Lew Charron, Mrs. Warren Marsh, Mrs. Fish, Mrs. Gordon Reeves, Mrs. Wesley Beck
Combs, Chas. - Original house on the homestead
Clark, D. Y?
Cox, H. M.
Holden, J. G.
Marsh, W. E.
Miller, J. M.
Scott, M. V?
Templin, A. M
Williman, D? G.
Copland, W. S?
Cox, H. M.
Hoxford, A? J?
Johnston, B. H.
Logue, J. C.
Tyndale, I. S.
Baird, John L.
Baird, R. G.
Hays, Jos. A.
Lindley, J. S.
Boelts, John G.
Hards, Mrs. Melvina C.
Parker, Mr. & Mrs. Ed.
Wild, Miss Mary
Implement Office - W.J. Copeland and Mr. McKenney
Flood Scenes - 1905 (2 pictures)
Archer M.E. Church
Zamzow Blacksmith Shop
Hanson & Templin Gen'l Merchts.
Ella Wegner Riggs, Hulda Zamzow Schmaltz, William Martin, Charles Wolf, George Lehr & Leon McKendry.
Gardner, Deacon - children of
Traffic jam (2 pictures)
On porch - Mrs. Vern Riggs & Grampa Suck
Hansen Store (inside)
Dedication of Lone Tree Monument
Oldest business building (razed in 1957)
Masonic Hall, new
Band Shell in North Park
Nine horse power
First rural fire truck in America
Poster from 1873
Hay Burner Motel - 1909
HORD HOME RANCH - Mr & Mrs. T. B. Hord in buggy
Central City Standpipe
Shelton, General Cheney (Grant)
Central City - looking West
Central City - looking East
High School and Gymnasium
THRESHING IN 1893 near Palmer - James Peck, Mr. & Mrs Orlando Campbell.
RAY HUNT'S THRESHING OUTFIT, 1917 - Ray Hunt, Wilson, McMillan, Kinsey Forsythe, Wm. Beyers, Henry Hunt
PALMER BAND, about 1903 - Dave Foster, Henry Wells, ... Baird, Grant Ire, Harry Fiblier (sic), Thomas Fidlier
Knapp, Frank M. (with dog)
FIRST NEWSPAPER printed in Palmer, 7 Oct 1887
BURLINGTON SECTION CREW about 1904
Tupper, (bridge boss)
Mail buggy of Harold Rice
Coolidge Hospital & Sanitarium
Palmer Co-op Creamery
Lemmerman Hatchery & Poultry Farm
Palmer's Grain Elevators (partial - sketch)
CLARKSVILLE in the 1870's
Douglas Store in Clarks
Hartwell, Mrs. Calvin (Elizabeth)
Business Street in Clarks, NE
Shonsey?, Mike (Clarks)
Hobart, Mr. & Mrs Frank (Silver Creek)
Ballgame at Merrick Co. Fairgrounds
Baseball players make good - J.P. Roubal; Osborne Ruben
Scene on Main Street, Chapman
Aurand, Mr. & Mrs. Enoch
New Chapman School House
School House (1889-1917), Chapman, Neb.
Baptism in the Platte River by Chapman Baptist Church, Early Day
Clarks Methodist - Altar
St. Michael's Catholic - Altar
Worms Lutheran Church
Chapman Methodist Church
Baptist Church, Chapman 1958
Chapman Baptist Church, 1886
German Methodist Episcopal Church, south of Palmer
Pierce Chapel Methodist Church
St. Peter's Catholic Church, Clarks
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Church of the Nazarene
St. Michael's First Church
St. Michael's Catholic - modern
OTHER CHURCHES / PASTORS
Methodist Church in Palmer
Church of Christ in Palmer
Six school Men of the early 1890's - E. R. Farnham, Cliff Jeffries, Wm. Gorrell, James Brannan, Anson K. Holmes, & Fred A. Marsh.
Mead, Mrs. Charles
Nebraska Central College
School District 8 in 1923
Merrick County Teachers' Institute about 1910
Palmer's first schoolhouse (built in 1888)
Palmer High School
First schoolhouse in Archer community (Lehr home - Mrs. Lehr, Addie, Francis & George Lehn)
District 46 School burning in 1920
Archer Schoolhouse, 1958
Site Updated: 03 December 2015