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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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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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Paul Holley, a Pearl Harbor Hero

Originally published to facebook.com/NorthPlattePL on August 20, 2021. Today’s North Platte Friday History Series salutes all those persons who are currently, or have ever served in the military. Paul Holley was born in 1918 in St Albert, Missouri to John and Everine Holley. John was serving his country during World War I when his son, […]

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