Archive for the 'Government' Category

Dr. Nicholas McCabe

Have you ever wondered about some of the names on streets or buildings? Well, today we are looking at Dr. Nicholas McCabe and next week, we will look at the history of the McCabe Building at 400-402 North Dewey Street and the McCabe hotel. But let’s start with the man, Dr. Nicholas McCabe.

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North Platte Public Library Construction

In celebration of public libraries everywhere, this week’s Facebook Friday celebrates the construction of our very own North Platte Public Library.

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Charles McDonald, Father of North Platte

Today’s Facebook Friday post is about the man who many early businessmen regarded as the “father of North Platte.”  Enjoy!

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John Hawley – The Hawley House

Originally published on Facebook January 7, 2022. Happy 2022! We are back with another segment of North Platte History: John Hawley and the Hawley House. John W. Hawley was born on April 13, 1839 in Stockport, Cheshire, England to George and Nancy (Pearson) Hawley. In 1858, John and his family immigrated to Nova Scotia. In […]

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20th Century Local Milestones

Originally published on Facebook December 31, 2021. As 2021 comes to a close, I wanted to share some 20th Century Milestones for North Platte and Lincoln County History. Simply put, “Our town is Amazing!” Read on, and then go through all the photographs attached to this post. A huge THANK you to the North Platte […]

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