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Origin of Nebraska place names

Origin of Nebraska place names

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Published by Stephenson School Supply Co. in Lincoln, Neb .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nebraska,
  • Nebraska.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Nebraska.,
    • Nebraska -- Name.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index

      Statementcompiled by the Federal Writers" Project, Works Progress Administration, state of Nebraska ; sponsored by the Nebraska State Historical Society.
      ContributionsFederal Writers" Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Nebraska., Nebraska State Historical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF664 .F44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 p. ;
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6379070M
      LC Control Number38034313
      OCLC/WorldCa2629046

      About the University of Nebraska Press. The University of Nebraska Press extends the University’s mission of teaching, research, and service by publishing and promoting works of intellectual and cultural significance and enduring value. The University of Nebraska Press, founded in , is the largest university press between Chicago and. The history of Omaha, Nebraska began before the settlement of the city, with speculators from neighboring Council Bluffs, Iowa staking land across the Missouri River illegally as early as the s. When it was legal to claim land in Indian Country, William D. Brown was operating the Lone Tree Ferry to bring settlers from Council Bluffs to Omaha. A treaty with the Omaha Tribe allowed the.

      Yet the reader will notice common themes of pride, optimism, and persistence. The community spirit that created and sustained Nebraska's towns and villages in the past is their best hope for the future. That spirit is reflected in these pages. James E. Potter, Editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, R Street, Lincoln, NE Our Nebraska Books mark important moments in the state of Nebraska history. Discover all things about Nebraska with our complete series of books. Check them out now!

      Other place-names are hybrids of Celtic and Anglo-Saxon elements. There is a high level of personal names within the place names, presumably the names of local landowners at the time of naming. In the north and east, there are many place names of Norse origin; similarly, these contain many personal names. - Nebraska is admitted to the Union as the 37th state. - The first Arbor Day is held in Nebraska City. - The Native American war leader Crazy Horse surrenders. - The Kool-Aid company is established in Hastings. - The Kingsley Dam is finished, creating Lake McConaughy. More US State History.


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[Lincoln] Printed by authority of the State of Nebraska, Fitzpatrick, Lilian Linder A.M. () Nebraska Place-Names. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Studies in Language, Literature, and Criticism.

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