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The southeast corner of the Nebraska panhandle was organized November 6, 1888 from a part of Cheyenne County. Deuel County has two incorporated towns, Chappell, the County Seat and Big Springs.
Before 1850 Teton Sioux Indians camped on the bank…
Here on the Great Plains where the ramparts of the Rocky Mountains still lies some hours westward, the Mountain State welcomes you. This highway leads up the valley of the South Platte River to Denver. In 1859 and 1860 the gold rush carried thousa…
The Pony Express
1860- 1861 1960-1961
Jules Beni, after whom Julesburg is named
was the station master for the Pony Express
and Overland Stage. He was killed by Jack
Slade who later became a notorious gunman.
Two panels are mounted on the same stand.
The dream of uniting America by rail began its journey to reality in June 1865 when the Union Pacific Railroad Company started laying track westward from Omaha, Nebr…
South of river
Stage and Pony Express
Station, 5 mi. S.W.
Trail and station marked
This deep, rugged wash presented problems for stagecoaches.
Drivers of wagons usually circled to the south rather than take the time to hitch up double teams needed for passage through the wash. Ruts made by thousands of wagon…
The semi-arid plains are home to hundreds of wildlife species. but even species specialty adapted for life on the prairie need water to survive. The South Platte River and nearby State Wildlife Areas provide excellent habitat for a variety of wild…
1. DePoorter Lakeis located off U.S. 385, just south of Julesburg. It offers fishing, picnic tables, restrooms and a wheelchair accessible pathway around the lake.2. Hippodrome Theatre is newly restored and a source of community pride. This histor…
In the 1880's, a fourth Julesburg developed at the junction of the Transcontinental Railroad and the Denver Branch of the Union Pacific. Originally known as Denver Junction, the town was soon renamed Julesburg, presumably the last of Jules Beni's …
Today Julesburg is a thriving agricultural center and the seat of Sedgwick County government. But the town was not always this successful. This modern-day community is the fourth to bear the name of "Julesburg."The First Julesburgbegan as a tradin…