Local Media Coverage of Pearl Harbor

Originally published on Facebook December 3, 2021. Today’s Facebook Friday North Platte History event looks at how our local newspaper covered the tragic events that happened on December 7, 1941, the attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor Hawaii. Next Tuesday, December 7, 2021, will mark the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. […]

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Sarah Martin and Joe Cook

Originally published on Facebook October 29, 2021. All during the month of October, North Platte History Fridays featured the people who were impacted by Annie Cook. Our last story this month will be Sarah Martin and Joe Cook. Thank you for reading our Facebook Friday History Posts. Consider borrowing the book “Evil Obsession” by Nellie […]

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A Brown Family Legacy

Originally published to Facebook on September 24, 2021 When Albert Neir Brown passed away on August 14, 2011, it was the end of a family legacy of military service to our nation. The story starts with the birth of his grandfather William Thomas Brown. He was born in Zanesville, Muskingham County, Ohio on Feb. 6, […]

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