Tracks of the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad reached Harvard on December 20, 1871. The town was… Read More

Clay Center

The town of Clay Center was laid out in the summer of 1879. An election on November 4, 1879, confirmed… Read More

Spring Ranche

The original Spring Ranche, located two miles south of here on the north side of the Little Blue River,… Read More

Edgar, 1872-1972

Edgar lies in the Little Blue River Valley just north of the old Oregon and California trails. The townsite… Read More


The first permanent settler in the town of Sutton was Luther French, who arrived in 1870. He and his… Read More

The Soldiers’ Monument

On March 27, 1879, George G. Meade Post 19, Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Nebraska, was founded… Read More