Archive for the 'People' Category

Allen Wilson Tout – Lincoln County’s Ornithologist

Wilson Tout was a charter member of the Nebraska Ornithologists’ Union and wrote the book on birds of Lincoln County (Nebraska) in 1947. Ornithology is the study of birds and Wilson and his wife, Nell, were passionate about the subject.

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Le Dioyt Home at 403 W 6th ST

A two story cement block house at 403 W 6th ST and first owned by Herman Le Dioyt is the subject of this article.

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Richardson Home at 1st and Willow

Built in 1938, the French Normandy style home at 1st and Willow Street is the subject of this Friday History article.

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Mable Bell (Crosslin) Kaufman

Mable Kaufman was one of the wealthiest women in North Platte. She married several times, her name was spelled differently frequently, and she ran “rooming houses” in North Platte. Read on for more…

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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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