Emil Merscheid – North Platte Floral

Originally published on Facebook November 5, 2021. Welcome back to our Friday edition of Facebook Friday North Platte History. Today we are going to feature: Emil Merscheid, owner of North Platte Floral. Emil Merscheid was born in Winkel am Rhein, Germany on November 29, 1886 to Friedrich Merscheid, a fruit farmer, and Barbara (Lorenz). He […]

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Kate M. Woolsey: Children’s Librarian

Originally published to facebook.com/NorthPlattePL on August 27, 2021. Today‚Äôs Friday history looks at a beloved librarian, that many of our readers will remember. Enjoy! Kate M. Woolsey was born July 25, 1880 in North Platte. She graduated from Peru College in 1899 and began teaching school, first at Echo School, then in Sutherland, Hershey, and […]

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