Clarks Vicinity Historical Markers

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Junction Ranch Marker

PhotographspacerJUNCTION RANCH
SITE __ _ETER_ ___
DISTRICT 7
SEPTEMBER, 1868
FIRST SCHOOL IN
CLARKS AREA
SITE ___ ______ ___
DONATED BY
CLARKS CITIZENS

Extracts from:

Andreas History of Nebraska: The early settlement of Clark's and vicinity dates back to April 1, 1865, when C. B. Hartwell located three miles east of the present station and opened a ranch. It was on the old military road, and was called the Junction Ranch. Mr. Hartwell had resided at Elkhorn since 1862.

Who's Who in Nebraska: p812: The village of Clarks also was platted the same year by the railway company. C. B. Hartwell had located a ranch a short distance from the station point in 1865. It was called, the Junction Ranch.

See also:

Histroy of Merrick County, Vol. I: p25: Clarksville Township and
Histrory of Merrick County, Vol. II: p151: Elmer & Vella Dittmer article.

Donated by Lois Fairfield.




Military Road Marker

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Marker for the Old Military Road between Omana and Kearney,
taken Sept. 3, 1994. Donated by Lois Fairfield.

© 2001 for NEGenWeb Project by Lois Fairfield, Ted & Carole Miller