|Across the Fence: New eyes on the Panhandle|
|February 06, 2014 M. Timothy Nolting|
Along the Scotts Bluff Monument Trail by M. Timothy Nolting
According to the records of the U.S. Surveyor Generalís Office in Plattsmouth, Nebraska on January 20th, 1885 the entire Nebraska Panhandle consisted of only four counties. The southern half of the Panhandle was Cheyenne County and the northern half was divided into three counties of fairly equal size being Sioux, Dawes and Sheridan Counties. Eventually Cheyenne County would be split into seven smaller counties that now include Banner, Deuel, Gar...
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