Bertrand - 1885-1985

Bertrand was platted by the Lincoln Land Company in June 1885, and the tracks of the Burlington Railroad… Read More

Phelps County

The great immigrant roads to the West which followed the Platte River brought the first settlers to this… Read More

Historic Platte Valley

Through this valley passed the Oregon Trail, highway for early explorers, fur traders, California-bound… Read More

Site of Old Sacramento

This monument, dedicated to the early pioneers, marks the location of Sacramento, one of the first towns… Read More

Atlanta Prisoner-of-War Camp

During World War II, a prisoner-of-war internment camp was located directly north of here. The camp had… Read More

First Site of Bethel Lutheran Church and Cemetery, June 1879

Thirty Swedish settlers in Harlan and Phelps counties organized Bethel Lutheran Church on November 12,… Read More

Funk, Nebraska - 1887-1987

Civil War veteran P. C. Funk came to Divide Township in Phelps County in 1877 and purchased 160 acres… Read More