In recognition of the 150th anniversary of Nebraska, the Voices from the past program will be a summary of the Historical Markers in Hall County. This is being sponsored by the Hall County Historical Society.
The program is free to members and $5 for non-members
Fred Roeser, Historical Society president, has compiled pictures and history of the nearly 40 markers in Hall County and will be presenting the program.
The first six markers, of the Old California Overland Trail and extending east to west through Hall County, were dedicated on July 4, 1923. It was for the purpose of planning and erecting these markers that the Hall County Historical Society was formed. The latest marker dedicated was the Solon Borglum marker on Highway 2, in the last mile of western Hall County. A marker to be placed on a site at the ordnance plant is now in the process of being planned, as an Eagle Boy Scout project. Other markers that were placed in the last few years were at the Poor Farm Cemetery and the site of a plane crash on St. Paul Road on the Langenheder farm, during World War II. The markers placed in the county give a good description of its history.
Public is invited to attend.
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