Photo: Mt. Zion Brick Church – Richardson County – 2012 – Ammodramus – Creative Commons
The University of Nebraska – Lincoln offers this document from the History Department; Dissertations, Theses and Student Research. “Frontier Settlement and Community Development in Richardson, Burt and Platte Counties – 1854 – 1870″ by Nicholas Joseph Aieta” – December 2007 on the open source, digital commons library. This paper includes the history of three early Nebraska settlement counties; Richardson, Burt and Platte from Territory through Statehood. What is interesting about this research is where the first groups of settlers came from. If you are doing family tree research you might find this helpful. You can download the PDF document here (over 300 pages).
Additional links to access this document from the UNL Library:
Latest from the Blog
Wilber – Czech Capital of the USA
CZECH DAYS are just around the corner! Enjoy our footage of the 2021 Wilber-Clatonia Czach Days Alumni Band!
Battles of Freedom: The Life and Times of John Henry Kagi & the Unfortunate Fate of the Mayhew Cabin & John Brown Cave – Nebraska City
A new book has been published by Cathleen M. Van Winkle, President of the Board of the the Mayhew Foundation, called “The Battle for Freedom: The Life and Times of John Henry Kagi”.
Center Sicily School House – District #23 – Gage County
The Center Sicily School – District #23 was used from 1886-1958 in South Gage County.