Stanton County (Images of America) by Mary L. Maas PDF

By Mary L. Maas

The boldest and bravest of pioneers headed west, via coated wagon and walking, to carve out new lives from verdant prairie sod, close to the riverbanks within the attractive Elkhorn Valley. French fur trappers referred to as the river Corne de Cerf, French for the �horn of the elk,� because of the river and its tributaries corresponding to the antlers of a stag. It then turned referred to as the Elkhorn River. Catfish, bullheads, perch, and bass supplied a welcomed swap in sparse diets. right here settlers tested church buildings, faculties, and cities in a uncooked desert the place Ponca, Omaha, Sioux, and Pawnee tribes lived. The prairie grasses fed herds of buffalo, elk, deer, and bighorn sheep. Coyotes, foxes, and wolves roamed in abundance. This land was once named Stanton County in honor of Edward M. Stanton, Abraham Lincoln�s ex�secretary of battle. Germans, Scandinavians, Bohemians, and Canadians settled within the picturesque river valley and have been joined via settlers from Wisconsin and Virginia, in addition to the Hoosiers from Indiana.

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