Archive for the 'Homes and Residential' Category

Charles F. Iddings

Originally published to facebook.com/NorthPlattePL on June 18, 2021. Today’s History post looks back at a grand Victorian home in North Platte, located at 519 West 5th Street. This neighborhood features many large beautiful Victorian houses and you may even see some original gas lamp streetlights. The North Platte Semi-Weekly Tribune announced on May 19, 1887, […]

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James A. McMichael

Originally published to Facebook.com/NorthPlattePL on 6/11/2021. Since we have been highlighting buildings and homes in North Platte over the past few months, I thought it was time for you to meet the builder/contractor of many businesses and houses. So, let me introduce the McMichael Family! James A. McMichael was born on April 22, 1861 in […]

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Thomas C. Patterson

Originally published to Facebook.com/NorthPlattePL on Friday 5/28/2021. Thomas Cartwright Patterson was born on February 3, 1846 in County Down, Ireland. He came to America with his parents, W. J. and Mary Patterson, in 1854. Thomas received most of his education in Chicago’s grammar schools. At the age of sixteen, he enlisted in the Illinois Infantry […]

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Thaddeus Foley and His Grand Victorian House

Originally published to Facebook.com/NorthPlattePL on February 12, 2021. Today’s North Platte History series features a grand Victorian home that did not withstand the test of time. So sad that this beautiful home was torn down in 1925! Thaddeus Foley was born in Ireland. Foley immigrated to America and arrived in New York. From New York, […]

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Dr. Marie Ames and Her 100 Year Old House

Originally published to Facebook.com/NorthPlattePL on January 29, 2021. TGIF! It’s Time for our Friday History Series! Today, we are talking about Dr. Marie Ames and her 100 year old house. On April 12th, 1921, the North Platte Semi-Weekly Tribune announced that Dr. Marie Ames approved a contract to have a house to be used as […]

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