Category Archives: history of the west

History of Gage County by Hugh Jackson Dobbs – 1918

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Beatrice Daily Express Ads – October 1886

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I’m doing some research for a book I’m writing and have been going through the old Beatrice Daily Express papers of 1886.  Did you know there was once 14,000 lbs of honey stored in 5 gallon tin cans in a … Continue reading

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For those that love wines with their family tree crime stories….

Get the 19 crimes Wine Bottle Lamp on Amazon!

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The U. S. Camel Corps: How a Camel Fought in the Civil War

The U.S. Army, Jefferson Davis and a Camel named “Old Douglas”. Continue reading

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Free Resources: New York Public Library on Flickr

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4 Members of the Muir Family Killed in Scofield, Utah Mine Disaster

John Muir (August 14, 1852 – May 1, 1900) John Muir was my husband’s 2nd Great Grandfather. He was born in Scotland in 1852 and immigrated from Scotland to Utah via Wyoming. He was married to Janet Wilson Muir. I … Continue reading

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