Archive for the 'People' Category

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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Fred Marti

This week’s Friday Facebook History is a two-parter! This week (Part 1), we will look at an enterprising businessman, Fred Marti and next week, the post will focus on the Northwestern Telephone building. The connection? Well, Fred owned most of the block that the Telephone building sits on and also lived in a house in that 100 block of West 4th Street.

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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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